Statement regarding Kansas City Public Schools – Académie Lafayette situation

March 11, 2015 - KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI

I am saddened that negotiations between Académie Lafayette and Kansas City Public Schools have been suspended.

This was an attempt to add quality schools seats so that our children would have more access to top quality educational options.

The proposed collaboration is an innovative effort by a school district and a charter school to find a way to work together for the benefit of our children.

I hope that all the adults involved in the process will be able

Contact: Michael Grimaldi: 816-513-6579 or cell: 816-945-2902