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August 7, 2014 5:43 PM

Kansas City schools must continue to improve academically

Students and teachers in Kansas City Public Schools should take a moment when the new school year begins Monday to celebrate the district’s return to provisional accreditation. After that, it’s back to work. Provisional isn’t good enough and neither is the fact that 70 percent of the district’s students are still scoring below proficiency in key academic areas.

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