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North Kansas City School District Board of Education Meeting — Tuesday, Jan. 8

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North Kansas City School District’s Board of Education met Tuesday evening, Jan. 8.

From a policy standpoint, the highlight of their agenda was a closed executive session to discuss real estate. According to Missouri’s Sunshine Law, government entities such as school boards must hold meetings in public unless they are discussing a short list of confidential matters. The law allows board members to meet in private to discuss real estate, because public knowledge of such discussions might affect the price of land transactions for districts.

District administrators in North Kansas City has been expressing interest in building a new middle school because of crowding due to increasing enrollment.

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About jwmartinez

JoLynne is a journalist and educator. She holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Kansas and a Master of Arts in Teaching from Park University and is certified to teach high school journalism and English. Former employment includes work for Cable News Network and the University of Missouri-Kansas City in addition to freelancing for clients such as the Kansas City Star and The Pitch.

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