Kansas City Schools Consider Overhaul

1 decade 1 year 9 months ago Saturday, February 24 2007 Feb 24, 2007 Saturday, February 24, 2007 4:09:54 PM CST February 24, 2007 in News
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KANSAS CITY(AP) - The Kansas City School Board will consider the district's largest overhaul in two decades next month. District consultants and a citizens committee are proposing a plan that would close seven schools and relocate four more. The changes are designed to fit the vision of Superintendent Anthony Amato, who wants to phase out most middle schools in favor of elementary schools that cater to children from pre-kindergarten through eighth grade. Also a part of the plan is a campus at the former Southeast Zoo Academy for African-centered education. It would serve students through high school. The board will consider the plan on March 13. Amato says he wants a decision by the end of March.

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