KC district to unveil consultant recommendations next month

3 years 4 weeks 21 hours ago Friday, March 27 2015 Mar 27, 2015 Friday, March 27, 2015 3:40:22 AM CDT March 27, 2015 in News
By: The Associated Press

KANSAS CITY (AP) - A consultant hired to help the Kansas City school district come up with a plan for boosting student achievement and enrollment is presenting its findings next month.

The district hired the consulting firm MGT of America Inc. last fall to conduct an assessment. The effort involved gathering feedback from more than 2,500 parents, students and staff and community members.

The findings will be presented April 8 at a board workshop. The district plans to use the report to develop a five-year master plan. State education officials granted the district provisional accreditation in August, citing improvements in test scores. But state officials have expressed concerns that many students still aren't performing at high levels.

 

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