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

Week In Review: School Choice in Missouri

How Kansas City Schools Are Using a Restorative Justice Approach to Discipline

Too Much of a Good Thing?

School Choice Presents Challenges For Some KC Parents

Learning from Sandy Hook

Kansas City Audience Hears Ways To Prevent Gun Violence

For Traumatized Children, An Offer Of Help From The Muppets

Winning by Attrition

Charter Schools in Kansas City Achieve Some Of Their Success By Not Replacing Departing Students

Education
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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