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School Closures Pending in Shawnee Mission

By Anthonia Akitunde

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Kansas City, MO – These first months back at school have brought more worries than usual to parents and students in the Shawnee Mission School District. Many parents are already wondering where their children will be heading to school next year. That's because the superintendent has proposed closing five schools and reassigning attendance boundaries for next year. KC Currents intern Anthonia Akitunde went to one of the first in a series of townhall meetings about the proposal.

Click here for the proposed school closures and boundary shifts, and here for a list of upcoming community forums.

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