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North Kansas City School District Board of Education Meeting — Thursday, Feb. 28

Art Credit: KC Education Enterprise | Illustration Credit: 123rf stock image

Art Credit: KC Education Enterprise | Illustration Credit: 123rf stock image

North Kansas City School District’s Board of Education met Thursday evening, Feb. 28. From a policy standpoint, the highlight of their agenda was unanimously voting to participate in the Northland Advanced Career Studies program. According to the agenda:

The purpose of Northland ACS is to provide high-school students with hands-on, real-world work experience while enhancing workplace readiness skills.  This innovative approach to education is designed to fully immerse students in a profession-based learning environment.

Students will develop profession-based proficiencies by working in authentic business situations to develop meaningful projects.  In addition, students will gain 21st century skills, including problem-solving, time- and project-management skills, business ethics and self-discipline.

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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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