R. Stephen Green http://kcur.org en Kansas City School District Celebrates Good Evaluation http://kcur.org/post/kansas-city-school-district-celebrates-good-evaluation <p>Kansas City Public Schools (KCPS) leaders are celebrating.&nbsp; They got a 60 percent on a state evaluation.&nbsp; That’s 10 percentage points more than needed to get to provisional accreditation, although whether and when that gets restored is up to the state education officials.&nbsp;</p><p>When Superintendent Stephen Green first got the district’s numbers under a new evaluation system in December, they were dismal.</p><p><strong>“</strong>Moments like that either they break you or they make you stronger for having persevered through the break,” said Green.</p> Fri, 23 Aug 2013 18:33:52 +0000 Maria Carter 42491 at http://kcur.org Kansas City School District Celebrates Good Evaluation Update On Kansas City Public Schools http://kcur.org/post/update-kansas-city-public-schools <p>Missouri's&nbsp;<a href="http://mcds.dese.mo.gov/quickfacts/SitePages/DistrictInfo.aspx?ID=__bk8100030013006300030093000300" target="_blank"> </a><a href="http://mcds.dese.mo.gov/quickfacts/SitePages/DistrictInfo.aspx?ID=__bk8100030013006300030093000300" target="_blank"><strong>annual report for school districts</strong></a> came out last week and for the first time in a long time the news for Kansas City wasn't all bad.&nbsp; In fact, there's been some improvement.</p><p> Tue, 21 Aug 2012 05:21:28 +0000 Steve Kraske & Danie Alexander 23158 at http://kcur.org Update On Kansas City Public Schools