Fox4 KC Features Benjamin Banneker Garden Project

For original post, click here. KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A local school yard garden is producing big results for its community. Behind Benjamin Bannecker Charter Academy of Technology (BBCAT) sits a garden with 21 flower beds full of fruits and vegetables. Since the garden was created in 2008, its mission has focused on feeding the homeless. To […]

Tennis Legend Navratilova Surprises Genesis Promise Academy Students

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  Tennis legend Martina Navratilova made a surprise visit to Genesis Promise Academy last month where she inspired students with her straightforward talk and even hit a few tennis balls around with them in the gymnasium. “If you set goals for yourself when you’re very young and stick with them, you will achieve so much […]

MCPSA, Charter School Leaders and National Education Reform Advocates to Speak During Kansas City National School Choice Week Event

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National School Choice Week ‘Special’ nation’s first cross-country whistle-stop train tour promoting school choice; Joe Trippi, Lisa Graham Keegan set to speak at rally KANSAS CITY, MO. (Jan. 9, 2013) — Students, parents, teachers, and community leaders will rally at Union Station Kansas City on Monday, Jan. 28 to celebrate the arrival of the National […]

Crossroads Academy Announces Inaugural Fundraising Event


Join students, staff and supporters for an evening of dinner, drinks and live entertainment as we DREAM BIG toward the vision of a vibrant and growing Downtown community. Kansas City’s top restaurants will team up to provide a sampling of entrees, desserts and wine for all guests. Featured restaurants will include: AIXOIS Blue Nile Grunauer Magnolia’s […]

Charter School Students Star in STEM UP Kansas City

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This story appeared in the October 18, 2012 Kansas City Star The original version can be found by clicking here. Rally offers kids a new look at math, science … and life School groups show off their smart projects at the STEM UP Kansas City rally held at Union Station. By JOE ROBERTSON The Kansas […]