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Kansas City Public Schools (KCPS) includes two pre-kindergarten centers, 24 elementary schools, two middle schools and six high schools in Kansas City, Mo. KCPS has met the mark for full state accreditation and provides a quality education that prepares all students, regardless of background or circumstances, for success in college, career and life. KCPS produces scholars who are high-achieving critical thinkers, prepared to succeed in a constantly changing world and engaged in the improving their communities. KCPS accomplishes this goal by providing teachers with the appropriate training, resources and support they need to develop the whole child. Learn more at kcpublicschools.org.
For Black History Month, we are profiling prominent African Americans who made a significant and historic impact on Kansas City Public Schools. We want...