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Independence Superintendent Jim Hinson Discusses School Transfer Plan

By Sylvia Maria Gross


Kansas City, MO – Kansas City district officials issued a statement on Thursday that they were ready to start meeting with Independence to help parents understand the implications of the upcoming election. When KCUR's Sylvia Maria Gross spoke to Independence Superintendent Jim Hinson on Friday, he said that he hadn't yet been contacted about setting up a meeting. But he did discuss the district's currents plans, in case the transfer is approved by voters in November.

Progress Independence is sponsoring two forums this week to air some of the different perspectives about the potential transfer of seven Kansas City district schools to the Independence distric: One's on Tuesday, September 25 at Truman Memorial Building, and the other on Thursday, September 27 at Noland Road Baptist Church.

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