December 7, 2013 8:46 PM

Emails detail a hidden plan for Kansas City Public Schools

They show Missouri Education Commissioner Chris Nicastro was eager to create a new school system, even as the long-beleaguered but stabilized district was preparing to celebrate its best academic improvement in years. A rushed bidding process landed CEE-Trust a contract to develop a long-range overhaul for the district’s failing schools.

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