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New program helps students get their academic careers back on track

Metropolitan Community College, Kansas City Public Schools and the Full Employment Council officially launched the Middle College Program on Feb. 9. The new program puts high school dropouts on a path toward a diploma and post-secondary education. The ceremony and press conference at the Student Success Center at MCC-Penn Valley included remarks by MCC Chancellor …

MCC trustees approve half-price tuition for many high school students

The Metropolitan Community College Board of Trustees has approved an MCC tuition rate for high school students that is 50 percent less than standard tuition, effective the 2018-19 school year. The action came at the trustees’ Jan. 18 meeting. The reduced tuition rate applies to students in school districts that have agreements in place with …

Senior Showcase salutes MCC/KCPS early college grads

Congratulations! Forty-six Kansas City Public Schools seniors are about to graduate from both high school and Metropolitan Community College. The Early College Academy students took part in a Senior Showcase on April 25 on the MCC-Penn Valley campus. The Early College Academy Senior Showcase, held in the Little Theater in MCC-Penn Valley’s Business & Technology …

KCPS sixth-graders check out college life at MCC

Kansas City Public Schools sixth-graders from 19 schools recently turned into college students, at least for a couple of hours. About 900 students were expected on the MCC-Penn Valley and MCC-Business & Technology campuses Feb. 28 and March 1. The groups were split into morning and afternoon sessions both days. Kids2College is a national initiative …

All KCPS sixth-graders to visit MCC for Kids2College event

The students on two Metropolitan Community College campuses are about to get a lot younger, if only for a couple of days. Kansas City Public Schools sixth-graders will visit either MCC-Penn Valley or MCC-Business & Technology on Feb. 28 and March 1 for Kids2College, a national initiative that inspires a “college-going culture” among young students. …

MCC, KCFD and KCPS to partner on emergency medical technician program for high school students

Metropolitan Community College’s Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Education program will partner with Kansas City Public Schools and the Kansas City Fire Department to provide emergency medical technician training for KCPS high school seniors. Starting in August, MCC will provide education at Kansas City’s Manual Career and Technical Center, 1215 E. Truman Road. College employees will …