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BizPAC 2021 KCPS School Board Endorsements


Public Policy · Education

The KC BizPAC, a Political Action Committee in collaboration with the Civic Council and Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce, after interviewing and reviewing questionnaires from the school board candidates for the Kanas City Public Schools Board, has endorsed candidates for the April School Board race. All terms are 4 years (expires in 2025) Read Article
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Your Chamber at Work - May 4, 2020


Kindergarten Readiness · Networking Opportunities · Public Policy · Education · Workplace Development · World Trade Center · Newsletters

FROM THE KC CHAMBER'S PRESIDENT AND CEO With the various stay-at-home orders being lifted today and through the coming week, our primary concern is that our member businesses open safely. That’s why we’ve prepared The Safe Return KC Guide to help you through that process. Read Article
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Resources for Parents, Children, and Caregivers During COVID-19


COVID · Big 5 Initiatives · Kindergarten Readiness · Education

Kansas and Missouri, along with nearly every state in the U.S., have now issued statewide school closures due to COVID-19. With so much disruption to families’ routines and patterns, the KC Chamber wants to come alongside families as they adjust to this new normal. Read Article
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Kansas City, KS Welcomes Sesame Street in Communities


Kindergarten Readiness · Education · Workplace Development

In February, KCK became the eighth community nationwide to welcome Sesame Street in Communities (SSIC). This program works to foster resiliency in kids and families with free, bilingual resources that help meet physical development and emotional needs. Read Article
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Governor Parson Commends Legislature for Quick Action on Fast Track


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(JEFFERSON CITY, MO) – After hearing public testimony last week, the House Workforce Development Committee unanimously voted earlier this week to pass House Bill 225, a bill creating Fast Track, a new financial aid program that will help provide training and put more Missourians to work. Read Article