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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