Gordon Parks Elementary School http://kcur.org en KC Charter School Faces Closure, Families Fight Back http://kcur.org/post/kc-charter-school-faces-closure-families-fight-back <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Fifth grade graduation at Gordon Parks Elementary school this week was an especially emotional event.&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The 13-year old charter school was founded to serve some of the most disadvantaged kids in the Kansas City area, but the school has </span><a href="http://www.kansascity.com/2013/06/26/4315644/gordon-parks-school-to-graduate.html" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">some of the lowest scores of any public or charter school in Kansas City, Mo</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. &nbsp;</span></p> Mon, 01 Jul 2013 18:48:28 +0000 Sylvia Maria Gross & Payne Roberts 39421 at http://kcur.org KC Charter School Faces Closure, Families Fight Back