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No Cost Covid Testing

Kansas City Public Schools is partnering with the Mid-America Regional Council, KC Cares, Samuel U. Rogers Health Center and Swope Health to offer no-cost COVID-19 testing for KCPS staff, students, families and community members.

KCPS Celebrates Church As Community Champion

The Kansas City Public Schools Board of Directors and Superintendent Mark Bedell honored Friendship Baptist Church as a Community Champion during a School Board meeting on Wednesday evening, Dec. 9.

KCPS Taps Trio As Terrific Teammates

The Kansas City Public Schools Board of Directors and Superintendent Mark Bedell recognized the following staff members as Terrific Teammates during a School Board meeting Wednesday evening, Dec. 9.

KCPS Honors Six Students As Scholar Superstars

The Kansas City Public Schools Board of Directors and Superintendent Mark Bedell recognized the following students as Scholar Superstars during a virtual School Board meeting Wednesday evening, Dec. 10.

KCPS Seeking Feedback from Families with Thoughtexchange

We want to stay connected and hear your questions and ideas about how we should move forward during this pandemic and in this educational landscape. With that in mind, we're asking KCPS families for five minutes today and another five minutes tomorrow to help us plan for the future. Please join our “Thoughtexchange” today to share your thoughts and questions.

Pivot International Donates 7,000 Shields to KCPS

Pivot International, a Lenexa, KS-based global leader in product design, development, and manufacturing, has partnered with Kansas City Public Schools to enhance maximal protection for students and staff with a gift of 7,000 safety shields.

KCPS Board of Education (BOE)

The Kansas City Public Schools IT support team is changing their hours of operation for walk-in support to 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Monday through Friday at the BOE building, which is located at 2901 Troost Ave. in Kansas City, MO.

District Advisory Committee

DAC KCPS District Advisory Committee

Kansas City Public Schools has a District Advisory Committee (DAC) that meets regularly. Meetings prior to the 2020-2021 school year were held in the KCPS District School Board Room at the Board of Education Building (2901 Troost Ave.)

For the first semester of the 2020-2021 school year, District Advisory Committee meetings will be held virtually.

Meeting dates are as follows:

  • September 16, 2020, 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
  • November 11, 2020, 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
  • January 20, 2020, 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

    At the January 20 meeting, you will hear about KCPS legislative priorities, gain insight into the 2021 legislative session, and learn how to get involved with issues that affect your students and schools. You will also have an opportunity to provide feedback on the proposed calendar for the 2021-2022 school year.
    Join Zoom Meeting
    https://zoom.us/j/99562599945?pwd=Y1FLZFcxZkpRbUN2Q2dBbjBKbVVOUT09
    Meeting ID: 995 6259 9945
    Passcode: 206036
    Spanish interpretation will be available
    Or watch the livestream: www.kcpublicschools.org/live

Every school is asked to have a DAC representative, and parents and community members are also welcome to attend. The DAC addresses school issues and concerns and allows parents to network, share ideas and solve problems cooperatively. In addition, the DAC serves in an advisory role to the District’s Board of Education.

Interested in joining DAC or your school’s parent organization? Click here to submit your interest form.

Meeting Notes and Presentations


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