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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. …

It’s never too early: 600 elementary students introduced to the college experience

It’s never too early to start planning for college. That’s what MCC-Penn Valley and the Kansas City Public Schools decided when collaborating on Kids2College, a visit day that attracted more than 600 students. The event was held Friday and aimed at getting the youngsters focused on setting their sights on attending college. Students toured campus, …