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Kansas City Mayor Sylvester “Sly” James, Jr., a local attorney at Kenner Schmitt Nygaard, LLC, recently announced Kansas City’s Greatest Mission: to get all Kansas City children reading at their grade level by the third grade.
Citing humanitarian and economic concerns, James relies on years of longitudinal studies that reveal the importance that early childhood development plays in improving a city’s economic development and decreasing a city’s crime.
James calls Kansas City’s Greatest Mission his biggest economic priority, bigger even than Google Fiber.
Kansas City attorney Judy Heeter is coordinating the campaign.
According to the Kansas City Star: The plan [...]
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