Mayor James’ Statement on Kansas City Public Schools Announcement

November 7, 2016 - KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI

Today’s announcement proves that if we continue to set high expectations for our kids, they will rise to meet them,” said Mayor Sly James. “I want to congratulate Kansas City Public Schools on this great step towards accreditation and I’m hopeful that KCPS will continue to do whatever it takes to ensure the success of their students. I fully support Superintendent Bedell’s efforts to continue pushing for excellence and I am grateful for his commitment to providing world class education in Kansas City, Missouri.

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