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Americans by Choice: The Story of Immigration & Citizenship in Kansas
Most Kansans can trace their heritage to another part of the world. Some came in search of a better life for themselves or their children—many came to join families or friends. Americans by Choice is a new exhibit on display until Feb. 28, 2014. More »
Brown v. Board of Education NHS has received a generous grant from the National Park Trust to provide funds for transportation to the site for elementary, middle and high school groups. Funding is first come, first served and must meet these requirements:
1. The transportation provider must accept credit card payments.
2. The teacher must provide an estimate of the group's transportation costs BEFORE the site visit on the Transportation Grant application.
3. The teacher submits a Group Reservation Form and Transportation Grant application. For information on field trips and groups reservations, please visit the Field Trip page.
4. The site notifies the teacher if the Transportation Grant is approved or declined.
5. The teacher is responsible for following their school district's instructions for field trips if approved, including arranging for transportation.
6. The group comes to the site for an exciting day of fun and learning.
7. Immediately following the field trip, the teacher or school's business office submits an invoice to the site for payment. Invoice information must include:
Download transportation grant application (fillable PDF, 222 KB). Follow the instructions on the form to submit by email. Visits to the Kansas State Capitol, Historic Ritchie House, and Kansas Museum of History may be included in this grant if in conjunction with a tour of the site.
A sample invoice which should be submitted after the field trip is complete.
Did You Know?
Dr. Kenneth Clark compiled the social science evidence cited in the U.S. Supreme Court’s Brown v. Board of Education case.--Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site More...