TKC EXCLUSIVE!!! CRITICS QUESTION: SHOULD KANSAS CITY SCHOLARS GO TO SCHOOL JUST TO GET RAPED?!?!
Mayor Sly James addressed attendance but ignored the issue of security in his latest media blitz.
Mayor James Declares September Attendance Awareness Month
Parents upset that KC school officials kept them in dark about rape allegation for five days
Over the weekend, superintendent visits girl raped at school
Area celebrities join push to boost school attendance
And so . . .
THE LOCAL CELEBS ARE NICE BUT IS MAYOR SLY IGNORING THE ISSUE OF SCHOOL SAFETY AND SENDING KANSAS CITY "SCHOLARS" INTO A DANGEROUS SITUATION?!?!?
Sadly, TKC has been asking this question of KC Public Schools since college but nobody has ever bothered to answer me.
Let's try it again one time for the cheap seats . . .
WHY SHOULD STUDENTS ENDURE AN ATTENDANCE CRACKDOWN WHEN KANSAS CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS ARE UNACCREDITED AND DANGEROUS?!?!
Seriously, I'd really like an answer on this one . . .
For now . . . This "attendance awareness" effort has been going on in Kansas City for decades and it's really about putting students in crappy schools so they can be counted in order to garner more funding.
Developing . . .