Kansas City (Mo.) district works to keep families from leaving its schools

Aug. 25, 2010
Defection to charter campuses has eroded district's enrollment

From The Kansas City Star: With its enrollment plunging by nearly 10,000 the last five years, and with two dozen of its schools shuttered this summer to meet budget, the Kansas City (Mo.) district must stem the tide of families choosing charters or else face many more closures — even extinction — in the future.
MORE: Other articles in the series.

Earlier...from The Kansas City Star: Leaders in the Kansas City (Mo.) School District hope to put a bond issue before voters next year, but Superintendent John Covington and his team realize that no bond issue will pass until they show that the district has addressed the financial mismanagement that has wasted millions of dollars over the years.

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