The Barstow School is making headway on IDEA Space KC, an innovative learning resource that will be located inside an old Hy-Vee grocery store in Leawood.
Located at 12200 State Line Road, IDEA Space KC will be a 32,000-square-foot STEAM — science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics — center open to public, private and homeschool students from kindergarten through 12th grade throughout the greater Kansas City metro area.
The Barstow School plans to break ground Sept. 1.
“The COVID-19 pandemic has created the largest disruption to education in recent times. IDEA Space KC will play a vital and unique part in our region’s educational recovery and impact thousands of students,” said Shane Foster, president of The Barstow School.
“It will meet the critical need for programs and spaces where children can regain lost learning and build new knowledge and skills…