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proud2BlibKansan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-01-11 09:50 PM
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KC Mayor Sly James wants to take over school district
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Kansas City Mayor Sly James said Thursday that he wants to take full control of the Kansas City School District.

In a letter to state education Commissioner Chris Nicastro, James proposed a series of action steps, some of which would require legislative approval, that would lead to mayoral control of the troubled district.

James said he based his recommendation on a discussion with community leaders concerned about the districts pending loss of accreditation.

Although this plan will completely transform the governance of our school district, I believe it is the most appropriate course of action for our community, James wrote. I respectfully request your support in its implementation.

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