Jamekia Kendrix http://kcur.org en New KC School Board Seeks Both Stability And Change http://kcur.org/post/new-kc-school-board-seeks-both-stability-and-change <p>Just after winning re-election by a couple hundred write-in votes, Kansas City Missouri&#39;s school board president Airick Leonard West and three newly elected board members immediately got down to business at their first meeting last night.&nbsp; The agenda included a plan to overhaul the structure of the board itself.</p><p> Thu, 12 Apr 2012 15:51:24 +0000 Sylvia Maria Gross 15882 at http://kcur.org New KC School Board Seeks Both Stability And Change Parents Consider Transferring Students Out Of KCPS http://kcur.org/post/parents-consider-transferring-students-out-kcps <p>The <strong>Kansas City, Missouri</strong> school district has been shedding students over the past 40 years &ndash; from 70,000 in the 1970s to less than 17,000 today.&nbsp; Some are worried about another exodus when the district officially loses accreditation on January 1<sup>st</sup>. Missouri law allows students to transfer to an accredited district, with tuition and transportation paid for by the unaccredited district. Area districts are still wrangling with transfer policies.</p> Thu, 22 Dec 2011 15:58:05 +0000 Sylvia Maria Gross 9494 at http://kcur.org Parents Consider Transferring Students Out Of KCPS