Prioritizing Students in KC’s Public Schools

The past several years have been challenging for public education in Kansas City. The pandemic disrupted learning experiences and caused kids to fall behind academically and socioemotionally, putting additional stress on families. The nation’s report card brought dismal news about our students’ math and reading performance. Locally, Kansas City Public Schools is considering closing 10 schools, which will change the learning experience for 26,000 students, especially the 3,500 directly impacted, and the Missouri Charter Public School Commission took the dramatic step of temporarily closing Hogan Preparatory Academy High School due to school safety.

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