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Primary Grades Campus Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

October 21, 2016

Citizens of the World Kansas city celebrated its official opening with a special ribbon-cutting ceremony on October 21, 2016

 

CWCKC’s Primary Grade Campus Opens!

 August 15, 2016

Citizens of the World Kansas City’s Primary Grade campus opened its doors for the first day of school on August 15, 2016, welcoming the founding class of Kindergarten and First Graders!


 Kauffman Foundation Blog / Dr. Kristin Droege

"Citizens of the World:  LA to NY to KC" 
June 30, 2016

As Executive Director of Citizens of the World Kansas City (CWC Kansas City), I’m thrilled to welcome our first class of kindergartners and first graders to our new campus at 3435 Broadway.  With schools in both Los Angeles and New York City... READ MORE


Midtown KC Post / Mary Jo Draper

"New Midtown Charter School Introduces Board Members" 
May 11, 2016

Citizens of the World Charter School, which will open this fall at the corner of Broadway and Armour Boulevard, says Miguel Meneses has joined its Board of Directors.  Meneses is the former CEO of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Greater Kansas City... READ MORE


CWCKC Announces Primary Grade Campus Location

March 31 - April 20, 2016

Citizens of the World Kansas City announces its Primary Grade campus will be located at the corner of Broadway & Armour in Midtown KC.

 

Kansas City Star / Joe Robertson

"Schools Compete to Keep Parents in KC" 
February 23, 2016

"I probably should not say this."  Steve Green, the recent Superintendent of the Kansas City Public Schools, paused a minute on the phone, some 800 miles away now at his new job in Georgia.  On his mind was the struggle his former school district was waging... READ MORE

 

Midtown KC Post / Mary Jo Draper

"Charter School Director Sees Renaissance in Midtown Education as Application Period Continues" 
February 2, 2016

The news that two additional charter schools plan to open in Kansas Citys urban core is great news to Kristin Droege, Executive Director of Citizens of the World Kansas City school.  That public charter will open this fall... READ MORE

 

State Board of Education Approves CWCKC to Open

October 25-27 2015

The State Board of Education unanimously approved Citizens of the World Kansas City to open for the 2016-2017 school year!

 

CWC Moves One Step Closer in Kansas City

July 28-29 2015

On Tuesday, July 28th, Citizens of the World Kansas City became the first schools to be sponsored by the new Missouri Public Charter School Commission. The Commissions vote to sponsor these schools marks a major milestone for the parents and community members in Midtown Kansas City who conceived of the idea for a new school in their community two years ago. READ MORE

 

Valentine Neighborhood Association News

Love Award Presented to Midtown Community School Initiative Parent Group
January 20, 2015

A neighborhood association has recognized the success in bringing CWC Schools to Midtown Kansas City. READ MORE


Citizens of the World Charter Schools in Kansas City Receive $2.65 Million Foundation Boost

January, 2015

 

Dos Mundos

"Citizens of the World Charter Schools Coming to KCMO" 
August 21-27, 2014 edition

Further coverage from Dos Mundos, a Kansas City based bilingual newspaper, regarding CWC Schools announcement of plans to open in Kansas City. READ MORE

  

Midtown Kansas City Post

"Midtown Getting New Elementary Charter Schools" 
August 13, 2014

Coverage of Citizens of the World decision to approve plans to open schools in Kansas City. READ MORE

 

Midtown Kansas City Post 

"Midtown Community School Initiative Introduces Charter Partner to Community" 
May 14, 2014

Kansas City Midtown parent group introduces Citizens of the World to the larger community. READ MORE

 

Kansas City Star & Midtown Kansas City Post

"Plan Brings Public Charter School to Kansas City" 
March 13, 2014

Kansas City parents partner with Citizens of the World to explore feasibility of a school launch.