Tonight we notice that the Superintendent is delaying inevitable consolidation efforts as the embattled district continues to shrink over the course of generations.

Money line . . .

In a virtual session Monday, Superintendent Mark Bedell said the number of schools in the district “doesn’t add up” with enrollment numbers, but assured listeners decisions won’t be made without community input.

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Kansas City Public Schools won't make decisions about closures until at least February, superintendent says

Kansas City Public Schools are considering closing some schools due to declining enrollment. The school district's multi-year master plan, called Blueprint 2030 , will bring many changes. But Superintendent Mark Bedell said Monday in a virtual session that decisions will not be made on school closings before the district's board of directors meets on Feb.

KCPS considers plan for future that could include consolidating high schools

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Parents and school district leaders in Kansas City are discussing the future of KCPS at open house events throughout the week. The plan they're discussing could include closing or consolidating some high schools. In an Instagram live on Monday afternoon, Superintendent Mark Bedell said there isn't a concrete plan.

Kansas City Public Schools meets with parents, asks for input on district's future

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A decline in enrollment has Kansas City Public School leaders wanting input from parents on decisions over the district's future. The district has a plan called Blueprint 2030 that examines proposals for the district's future. Enrollment numbers from the district show a decline since 2016.

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