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  • Green helps convene Obama’s challenge to serve young men of color

    Kansas City Public Schools Superintendent R. Stephen Green, Ed.D., (far right in photo) was a featured panelist at the national convening of President Barack Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper Community Challenge Feb. 12 in Washington, D.C.

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  • Paseo students showcasing winning art at Vine Street Studio

    The Vine Street Studio will start its 2015 Spring Season with a showcase of works created by Paseo Academy of Fine and Performing Arts students from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Friday, Feb. 13 at 2033 Vine St. The event is free and open to the public.

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  • 7 KCPS administrators graduate from state leadership program

    The MoLEAD program combines online and face-to-face training with hands-on experiences and mentoring opportunities to enhance best practices in schools.

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  • Text your Master Plan input for a chance to win $50

    As Kansas City Public Schools develops a plan to increase academic achievement and attract and retain students, we want to know your highest priorities. Find out how you can text us your input by Feb. 20 and get a chance to win $50.

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  • KCPS sings the praises of Barry Manilow!

    The amazing entertainer Barry Manilow recently donated a piano (for the second time) to Kansas City Public Schools for its music program. He's asking members of the public to consider making their own donations of musical equipment to KCPS. Mr. Manilow also gave 100 tickets to students and staff for his Feb. 12 show at the Sprint Center. To show our gratitude, KCPS will be posting photos and videos on social media today and tomorrow of some of our staff who will be singing along with Mr. Manilow at his show. If you want to join the fun, say "thanks" and encourage others to make similar donations of musical equipment, do your own post and use the hashtag #KCPSLovesManilow. Thank you, Mr. Manilow, for your generosity and spirit!

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  • Measles prevention guidelines and KCPS vaccination policy

    The recent measles outbreak in the U.S. has caused a lot of concern among many parents about a disease that was once considered eradicated. There are some common sense steps that you can take to protect your children. The most critical step is to make sure your child receives a measles vaccination. Please read these guidelines.

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  • Terrific Teammates represent the very best in KCPS

    The KCPS Terrific Teammates for January 2015 are Melissa Zirkel, a first grade teacher at Wittier Elementary School, and Martha Chavez, a Fiscal Control Specialist in the Early Childhood Education office at Manual Career Tech.

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  • KCPS celebrates grand opening of new Success By 6 Center Feb. 11 at Faxon Elementary

    The first Success by 6 Resource Center in the Urban Neighborhood Initiative service area will open to families at Kansas City Public Schools’ Faxon Elementary School (1320 E. 32nd Terr.) starting 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 11.

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  • A roundtable discussion about the KCPS Master Plan

    Kansas City Public Schools Superintendent R. Stephen Green, Chief Academic and Accountability Office Dr. Vickie Murillo and Chief Financial Officer Al Tunis sat down recently with KCPS-TV Coordinator Justin Robinson to talk on camera about the Master Plan process. View this video to learn why KCPS is developing the plan, the goal of the plan and how you can add your input.

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  • Parents encouraged to complete annual Title I review survey

    The Kansas City Public Schools is asking parents to complete the annual online Title I parent survey. The survey will take 3-5 minutes to complete.

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  • Engineering Zone means new opportunities for KCPS students

    KCPS Superintendent R. Stephen Green, Ed.D. joined students from Paseo Academy of Fine and Performing Arts and Lincoln College Preparatory Academy to mark the launch of the new Kansas City Engineering Zone during an event Thursday night, Jan. 29 at the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

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  • Celebrate 50 years of Head Start

    The federal Head Start is celebrating its 50th birthday. Kansas City Public Schools was one of the earliest adopters of this program, and KCPS wants to know how it has benefited the community. If you or your child has been positively impacted by Head Start, this is your chance to tell your story.

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  • Tips for Staying Healthy During Flu and Cold Season

    According to the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), widespread levels of the flu have impacted adults and children in more than 42 states. Kansas City Public Schools is taking a proactive approach to fighting colds and flu in our schools.

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