New charter school opens in midtown Kansas City

On the first day of school, Citizens of the World Kansas City, a new charter school, opened Monday, Aug. 15, 2016, with about 192 students filling 8 classrooms with kindergarten and first-graders. The charter school at 3435 Broadway in Kansas City serves an economically and racially diverse student population. For the first year, the charter school, which is sponsored by Missouri Charter Public School Commission, will offer kindergarten and first grade, with plans to add grade levels and students in the coming years.
Tammy Ljungblad The Kansas City Star