Our City. Our Schools. Our Future.

An in-depth look at education in the Kansas City metropolitan area,
where we are, how we got here and where we need to go.

Our Stories

American Graduate Day

Tune in from 1-5 p.m. on Oct. 14 on KCPT

Looking to Bear Fruit

Rural Educators Take ‘Trauma Informed’ Approach To Discipline

Switching The Script

Kansas City Public Schools Operates Charter Of Its Own

Understanding Trauma-Informed Care

What Does it Mean, and Where Did it Come From?

KC Leaders To Explore Disparities in School Discipline

Blacks, Males More Likely To Be Suspended

Feeding the Mind

Take Note Examines School Meals Data

in Kansas City

Everyone has an opinion on education in Kansas City. Some believe we are doing it well. Others believe we could do a lot better. Take Note will take an in-depth look to uncover where we are succeeding and how we can improve.

Our future starts
in the classroom

The next generation of civic and business leaders is sitting in classrooms across Kansas City today. Are we doing everything we can to prepare them to lead our city forward? We’ll see why the lessons we teach today impact our city for decades to come.

There are answers here
and beyond

Every major city in America wrestles with the same issues. Take Note will look beyond our city to see what programs and policies are shaping education across the nation, highlighting successes we can replicate for our own children.

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