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For its Scholar Superstars award this month, Kansas City Public Schools chose its high school students who are members of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City’s Student Board of Directors.
KCPS administration, board, staff, students and community stakeholders were part of a special launch reception on October 9, for the newly formed Catalyst Fund for KCPS students.
The Lincoln College Preparatory Academy Tigers are – once again – among the very best in the nation. The U.S. Department of Education announced today that Kansas City Public Schools’ Lincoln Prep has earned a National Blue Ribbon Award. This honor recognizes the outstanding achievement of students and staff, and it places Lincoln Prep in the very elite ranks of all schools in the entire country.
In a report released Aug. 27, The Daily Beast listed Lincoln Prep as the 149th best high school nationally and the 23rd best high school in the midwest. Lincoln was was particularly praised for getting great results while serving a relatively high proportion of students who qualify for free or reduced-price school meals.
Kansas City Public Schools Superintendent R. Stephen Green, Ed.D., joined President Barack Obama and more than 60 other big-city public school districts from across the country in a pledge to improve the academic and social outcomes of boys and young men of color, during an event Monday, July 21 with the Council of the Great City Schools at the White House.
Thanks to an on-going partnership between KCPS and United Way, some of the community's youngest students will have the opportunity to enjoy an educational trail and engagement center carefully designed to give them and their families a jump start on their success in school.
Kansas City Public Schools is asking its families, staff and community members to “see something…say something” with a new instant messaging mobile app that could help improve safety across the school district.
The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education announced April 10 that it has named Lincoln College Prep a 2014 Gold Star School in recognition of its outstanding academic achievement. Lincoln College Prep is one of the only eight schools in the entire state that received the Gold Star designation this year.
The Kansas City Public Schools Board of Education has new members and new officers after an induction ceremony and reorganization meeting Thursday, April 10, at KCPS headquarters.
The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City recently honored a group of Kansas City Public Schools students for going above and beyond to pursue their financial and leadership education this year.