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School Notebook

Kansas City's Urban Schools

History & Demographics

History of Kansas City Public Schools

PREP-KC partners with East High School in Kansas City, Missouri to support their pathway learning.

Kansas City's Complex Racial History

Kansas City's racial history still has influence in education.

History of Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools

PREP-KC partners with KCKPS to support their early college and career exploration and pathway learning.


We have provided links for you to learn more about our schools demographics.

The Troost Divide & Racial Segregation in Kansas City

"Its persistence more than a generation later as a major cultural divide is evidence that Kansas City never dealt successfully with segregated schools and this explains much of the community’s cultural geography.”

Set the Schools Free

Set the Schools Free is a blog dedicated to informing the conversation about public education in Kansas City through thoughtful, fact-based analysis.

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