Kansas City has an opportunity in the next few years, to remake itself into a hub of ideas and innovation, excitement and entrepreneurship. We have already begun, and the world seems to be noticing.
Investments in people are far more important long term than investments in buildings and equipment. If we are to be a city that fully takes advantage of this moment, then we must be a city that recognizes that education is an economic development issue.
Kansas City Mayor Sylvester "Sly" James, Jr.