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Dinner At School: More Public Schools Dish Up 3 Meals A Day

AP | By HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTH | Posted 02.18.2012 | Education

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Too often it is after the fact that teachers discover their students are worrying less about math and reading and more about where...

Kansas City Schools Slammed With Lawsuit Over Transfers

Posted 02.27.2012 | Education

Five suburban school districts have filed suit to stop student transfers from Kansas City Public Schools to their districts until various issues like ...

Recovery Schools Chief Defends Record In Kansas City

The Detroit News | Jennifer Chambers | Posted 11.22.2011 | Education

The new leader of a Michigan recovery system for failing schools defended his record in Kansas City on Wednesday, a day after the district he used to ...

Schools Lose Accreditation After Years Of Failing To Meet Standards

AP | By CHRIS BLANK | Posted 11.21.2011 | Education

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missouri education officials revoked the accreditation of the Kansas City School District on Tuesday after it failed for severa...

Joy Resmovits

Can John Covington Save Detroit's Schools?

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 11.01.2011 | Education

When appointing John Covington chancellor of Michigan's Education Achievement System, a plan to transform low-performing schools that will pilot in De...

Joy Resmovits

Kansas City Schools Chief's Departure Involves A Swirl Of Ethical Allegations, Profanity [UPDATE]

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 10.25.2011 | Education

The abrupt departure of John Covington from his post as superintendent of Kansas City, Missouri's schools reveals how interpersonal disputes between s...

Should Students Be Separated By Gender For Lunch?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

By Kevin Murphy Kevin Murphy Kansas City, Mo. -- Middle school lunch periods can be a free-for-all of teasing, rough-housing and flirting among boys...

Kansas City School Board Closes Almost Half Of City's Schools In Face Of Bankruptcy

AP | MARIA SUDEKUM FISHER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City school officials promised Thursday to shut down nearly half the district's schools by the start of classes in the...