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Orchestra Students, Graphic Design Students, and KCP&L Recognized for Extraordinary Educational Experiences

North Kansas City School District

Every North Kansas City School District School Board meeting begins with recognition of students and community members of the North Kansas City School District. At the Thursday, January 14, 2016 the Board recognized all-state orchestra and band students, students from the Winnetonka graphics design class for their work for the …

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Governor Jay Nixon: Missouri High School Graduation Rate Ranks in Top 10

Jefferson City, MO – Gov. Jay Nixon today applauded new data from the U.S. Department of Education showing that Missouri’s 4-year high school graduation rate increased to 87.3 percent in 2013/2014 from 85.7 percent in 2012/2013.  Missouri’s graduation rate is significantly above the national average of 82.3 and ranks in the top 10 in …

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Congressman Sam Graves: A Welcome End to No Child Left Behind

Sam Graves The Northland News

Congressman Sam Graves represents the sixth district in the United States House of Representatives which includes a majority of Clay County Missouri. This is his December 7, 2015 newsletter. In it he discusses the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Schools Act (ESEA). For more information on our Opinion Section please click here. Last …

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Auditor Galloway finds falsification of student records rampant at now-defunct Hope Academy Charter School

Taxpayers defrauded out of $4.3 million intended to educate Missouri students KANSAS CITY, MO (Dec. 4, 2015) Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway has identified a series of fraudulent and manipulative practices by the Kansas City-based Hope Academy Charter School administration. The State Auditor’s Office was notified by the Missouri Department …

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