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Bedell at Graduations 2020

On Thursday, the City Council is scheduled to vote on an incentive package for BlueScope, a billion-dollar multinational corporation. After a 100 percent property tax abatement for 20 years, they want 13 more, holding the City Council hostage by saying they might move to Kansas.

And what they want is the continuation of a deal that has already disproportionately impacted the funding of Kansas City’s schools, libraries and mental health resources.

Jontell Washington Student of LCPA

Jontell Washington is a builder.

In his case, Jontell knows how to build bridges across linguistic gaps. A member of Lincoln College Preparatory Academy’s Class of 2020, he is one of 59 scholars from across Kansas City Public Schools who earned their Missouri Seal of Biliteracy this year.

Tyrell Wooddard in Model 717 at MINDDRIVE

 Tyrell Woodard is a magician.

With a blowtorch and his brain, Tyrell can craft innovative objects that combine every element of STEAM: science, technology, engineering, art and math. He can build cars that require no fossil fuels.

Essay Board student Sofia Murasi

Last fall, Mr. Odam conceived of a college essay board comprised of KCPS staff members who would donate their time and expertise to help students perfect their compositions. The idea was to tap into the considerable talent that can be found across Team KCPS.

Morgan McPartland teacher of Carver

May 4-8, 2020, is Teacher Appreciation Week. Everything we do in Kansas City Public Schools revolves around the relationships between our teachers and our students. I want to express my gratitude for the work our teachers do every day.

Board Meeting Archive

Board of Directors with Dr. Bedell

April 29, 2020 Board Meeting

April 22, 2020 Board Meeting

April 15, 2020 Special Board Meeting

April 8, 2020 Board Meeting

April 1, 2020 Board Meeting

March 25, 2020 Board Meeting

March 18, 2020 Special Board Meeting

March 11, 2020 On the Road Board Meeting (Troost)

February 26, 2020 Board Meeting

February 12, 2020 Board Meeting

January 22, 2020 Board Meeting

January 8, 2020 Board Meeting

December 11, 2019 On the Road Board Meeting (James)

November 6, 2019 Board Meeting

October 23, 2019 Board Meeting

October 2, 2019 Board Meeting

September 25, 2019 Board Meeting

September 23, 2019 Tax Levy Hearing

August 28, 2019 Board Meeting

August 14, 2019 Board Meeting

July 24, 2019 Board Meeting

July 10, 2019 Board Meeting

June 26, 2019 Board Meeting

June 12, 2019 Budget Hearing & Board Meeting

May 22, 2019 Board Meeting

May 8, 2019 Board Meeting

April 24, 2019 Board Meeting

April 10, 2019 Board Meeting

March 27, 2019 Board Meeting

March 13, 2019 On the Road Board Meeting (AC Prep)

February 27, 2019 Board Meeting

February 13, 2019 Board Meeting

January 23, 2019 Board Meeting

January 9, 2019 Board Meeting

December 12, 2018 Board Meeting

November 28, 2018 Board Meeting

November 14, 2018 On the Road Board Meeting

October 24, 2018 Board Meeting

October 10, 2018 Board Meeting

September 26, 2018 Board Meeting

September 12, 2018 On the Road Board Meeting

August 22, 2018 Board Meeting

August 8, 2018 Board Meeting

July 25, 2018 Board Meeting

July 11, 2018 Board Meeting

June 27, 2018 Board Meeting

June 13, 2018 On the Road Board Meeting

May 23, 2018 Board Meeting

May 11, 2018 Legislative Breakfast

May 9, 2018 Board Meeting

April 25, 2018 Board Meeting

April 11, 2018 Board Meeting (Part 1)

April 11, 2018 Board Meeting (Part 2)

March 28, 2018 Board Meeting

March 14, 2018 On the Road Board Meeting (no audio)

February 28, 2018 Board Meeting

February 14, 2018 Board Meeting

January 24, 2017 Board Meeting

January 10, 2017 Board Meeting

December 20, 2017 Board Meeting

December 6, 2017 Board Meeting

November 15, 2017 Board Meeting

November 1, 2017 Board Meeting

October 25, 2017 Board Meeting

September 27, 2017 Board Meeting

September 13, 2017 "On the Road" Board Meeting at Pitcher Elementary

August 23, 2017 Board Meeting

August 9, 2017 Board Meeting

July 26, 2017 Board Meeting

July 12, 2017 Board Meeting

June 28, 2017 School Board Meeting was canceled due to power outage at the BOE

June 14, 2017 On the Road Board Meeting at Longfellow

May 25, 2017 Board Meeting

May 10, 2017 Board Meeting

April 26, 2017 Board Meeting

April 12, 2017 Board Meeting Video

March 22, 2017 Board Meeting Video

March 8, 2017 Board On the Road Meeting at Hale Cook

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