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KMBZ News Staff
September 05, 2019 - 7:39 am
Kansas City, MO - A study by the Kansas State High School Athletics Association shows that more than 2,100 concussions were reported last year by students in grades 7 through 12. Nearly half of the reported concussions involved football players, and those same students were twice as likely to...
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Marc LaVoie
March 04, 2019 - 6:43 am
School superintendents around the Kansas City area again called off classes Monday because of bitter cold temperatures. The temperature at 6 a.m. Monday in Kansas City was 2 degrees. Light northwest winds brought the wind chill factor to below zero. Cold weather is expected to continue Tuesday, but...
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Marc LaVoie
February 15, 2019 - 5:46 am
Kansas City, MO - School districts around the Kansas City Metro are off again on Friday, due to several inches of snow falling throughout the day. The move may have seemed strange for parents who looked outside and saw dry streets, but forecasters have been calling for several inches of snow. "We'...
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KMBZ News Staff
November 25, 2018 - 3:33 pm
The list of closures and delays is growing around Kansas City due to Sunday's blizzard and its aftermath. Check the list from our friends at KMBC Be sure to check back often, as new listings are made.
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Dan Weinbaum
July 19, 2018 - 7:38 am
The state of Kansas is requiring a change in safety drills in its public schools that reflects a new reality. The new rules instruct school administrators to hold 16 emergency drills throughout the school year. Part of the change is a reduction in fire drills, to four. The changes, which took...
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Jim Cunningham
February 07, 2018 - 6:31 am
Kansas City, MO - The flu epidemic continues, creating problems with several local school districts and not just among the students. Finding substitutes for sick teachers has not been easy. Kelly Services provides substitute teachers for the North Kansas City and Shawnee Mission school districts...
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Marc LaVoie
February 05, 2018 - 5:30 am
Kansas City Public Schools are taking Monday off because of snowy and icy conditions. KMBZ will add further school closings if and when they come in. Due to inclement weather and icy road conditions, all Kansas City Public Schools will be closed Monday, Feb 5. 2018, and all before and after school...
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March 22, 2017 - 4:03 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Kansas legislators are moving back toward distributing state dollars to public schools through a complicated per-student formula like one they junked two years ago. A special House committee outlined an education funding plan Tuesday that uses basic concepts from the state's...
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