Blueprint 2030 also addresses classroom goals
Welcome to the November 23, 2022, edition of Kansas City’s Northeast News. This issue is somewhat of a milestone for us here at the House of News and we’re proud to make it happen, given it’s been almost a decade since we printed a 24-page paper. That, in and of itself, is worthy of noting.
Here’s what we like about Dr. Hill and where our generally conservative readers might also find a bit of common ground . . .
Parents, teachers and Lykins Neighborhood residents have just left Whittier Elementary School on a school bus, bound for tonight’s KCPS School Board meeting to formally protest the district’s blueprint 2030 plan which closes three schools in the historic Northeast community, Whittier being one of those schools.
The state of Missouri has temporarily closed the doors at one Kansas City high school, citing significant safety concerns. Those safety issues are forcing teachers at the school to consider whether they’ll stay according to a letter from Missouri Charter Public School Commission.
Jerusalem Farm, a Pendleton Heights-based intentional Catholic community and service nonprofit recently completed the largest and most diverse survey of Northeast Kansas City residents in the community’s history.
Missouri DESE awards grants to students
Imagine going to a basketball game but being told before tipoff that the scores for each team would make up less than half of the determination of which team won the game. In this scenario other metrics, such as the coach’s degree or the quality of the transportation to and from the game, would play an outsized role in deciding the winner.
KSHB 41 News has highlighted the contributions of the Hispanic community in the Kansas City area throughout Hispanic Heritage Month.
Latino students will make up nearly 30% of all public school enrollment by the end of the decade. How are schools preparing for them?
Representation needed as only 1% of KC teachers are Latino
Innovare Launches National Initiative to Give Back to Hispanic-Focused Nonprofits during Hispanic Heritage Month
Educational Technology company supports Hispanic community during Hispanic Heritage Month
Our “20 to Know” series continues with these Kansas City-area nonprofit leaders. They help make lives better in everything from the arts to advocacy, health care to charity, food to education.
Twenty-seven individuals from the Kansas City area have been chosen to be members of the Civic Council of Greater Kansas City’s 2022-23 Kansas City Tomorrow leadership class.
Edgar Palacios, President/CEO founded LEC (Latinx Education Collaborative) in 2018. His goal for his non-profit organization is to strengthen a diverse representation of Latinx educators in the classroom.