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1,000-plus sixth-graders visit MCC for Kids2College

Over three days recently, the average age of students at one Metropolitan Community College campus dropped by several years: Every sixth-grader in Kansas City Public Schools attended college for a couple of hours thanks to a program called Kids2College. The idea behind national initiative Kids2College is to inspire a “college-going culture” at a young age, …

Kids2College March 20-22 will bring 1,000 sixth-graders to MCC-Penn Valley

Every sixth-grader in Kansas City Public Schools is about to get a taste of college life. About 1,000 KCPS sixth-grade students will visit the Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley campus Tuesday-Thursday, March 20-22, as part of Kids2College, a national initiative to inspire a “college-going culture” among young people. The two-hour visits — either 9-11 a.m. or noon-2 …

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. …