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Improving Student Learning through Strategic Compensation
Based on the experience of accomplished teachers, this report's recommendations are designed to acknowledge and reward
professional work of teachers and meet the needs of the students,
families and communities they serve.
Innovation in Overdrive at Robotics Regional
A number of other Kauffman-sponsored teams took home regional honors at the second Greater Kansas City Regional FIRST Robotics Competition.For three days, March 6-8, more than 50 teams of area high school
students and professional engineer mentors put their METS knowledge to
the metal to earn a coveted berth in the April 17-19 National
Championship at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta.
Interactive Lessons Draw Students into Science
Interactive science lessons are a critical part of effective teaching, according to Karen Love, a sixth-grade science teacher at Sunflower, in the Shawnee Mission School District. For this reason and many more, she is pleased to use the JASON Project curriculum in her classroom.
Kansas City Gains Seven New Expeditionary Learning Outward Bound Schools
Seven Kansas City area schools are on a mission to make learning more engaging for students through the Expeditionary Learning Outward Bound (ELOB) model.
Kansas City Schools Experience Project Lead the Way
School districts across the
Kansas City area are implementing Project Lead the Way (PLTW), a national program
designed to create a pipeline of students prepared to pursue
engineering and technology-related careers. Through the program,
teachers are trained to teach a four-year sequence of courses that
provide exposure to the real-world problem solving and critical
thinking skills necessary for success in engineering-related careers.
Learn more about the Kauffman Foundation's key education and entrepreneurship programs, resources and initiatives.
The Kauffman Thoughtbook is the flagship communication piece for the Kauffman Foundation. The Thoughtbook serves as our annual report. It tells the story of the Kauffman Foundation through essays written by our associates at the Foundation and the influential thought leaders we work with to advance educational achievement and entrepreneurial success.
Working with partners at Public Impact, the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools conducted this study to explore the charter school movement in Missouri, after 10 years of charter school operation. The researchers studied data to understand the current status of Missouri charter schools, and the factors that shaped charter school policy in the state.
Based in Kansas City, Missouri, the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation was established by the late entrepreneur and philanthropist Ewing Marion Kauffman. The Kauffman Foundation's vision is to foster "a society of economically independent individuals who are engaged citizens, contributing to the improvement of their communities." In service of this vision, and in keeping with our founder's wishes, we focus our grant making and operations on two areas: advancing entrepreneurship and improving the education of children and youth.
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