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The Communications Department of Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools works hard to inspire excellence and keep everyone informed. We use different ways to share news and updates with students, families, staff, and the community, helping everyone stay connected and supporting our schools.

The KCKPS Newsroom: Inspiring Excellence through Storytelling

The KCKPS Newsroom

The KCKPS Newsroom is a one stop place for good news about our district. You’ll be able to find articles, photos, and videos highlighting the great people, events, and opportunities at KCKPS. It’s updated regularly, so visit today!

Visit the KCKPS newsroom

Connect with KCKPS on Social Media!

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Monthly Newsletters

Excellence at a Glance Newsletter

KCKPS publishes a NSPRA Award-winning email newsletter for parents, students, staff, and the community. Click here to subscribe to Excellence at a Glance.

Parents as Partners Newsletter

The Parents as Partners newsletter is full of helpful information, primarily focused on what’s happening in Kansas City, Public Schools, but geared towards parents. Click here to subscribe to Parents as Partners.

Visit the District Publications Page to read past newsletters.

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Education Connection Magazine

Education Connection is a bilingual, twice-yearly, news magazine produced by Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools and printed by CherryRoad Media. It is sent by mail to more than 50,000 households in the district. The most recent and a number of past issues are available digitally: read in English or lea en español.

About the KCKPS Communications and Marketing Department


The Communications Department is committed to promoting Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools in a way that inspires excellence. Our Goal is to maintain effective, timely, and interactive communication with students, families, staff members, and the Kansas City, Kansas, community.

The department uses a variety of strategies, communications platforms, and relational capital to raise awareness, empower students and families, and encourage community support for our schools and the district.

The Communications and Marketing Team

Edwin Birch

Edwin Birch

Exec Director of Communication & Marketing