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Math and Science Education Summit: A Call to Action for Missouri
This report summarizes the discussion at the April, 2006 Math and Science Summit and indicates next steps Missouri needs to take to improve math and science education for all students across the state.
Math, Science and Technology: Important, But Not For Me
This study details parents' and
students' current thinking about Math, Science, and Technology
education and their satisfaction with the existing curriculum which
most experts see as vastly below world-class standards.
New College Prep Academy Opens its Doors to Kansas City, Mo. Students
KIPP Endeavor Academy (KEA) is a college
preparatory school whose mission is to serve students in
under-resourced communities and get them on the path to college, based on the national school model KIPP (Knowledge is
Operation: Monster Storms Unleashes Extreme Learning
The JASON Project is seeking middle-school science teachers who harbor a secret (or maybe not so secret) desire to be storm chasers. The Operation: Monster Storms program prepares you to lead your middle-school students straight into the eye of a hurricane or the path of a tornado while teaching them crucial science skills.
Opportunity Knocks Conference Materials
Following is a session listing, with selected video and PowerPoint
presentations, from the Opportunity Knocks: Maximizing Dollars For
Education Improvement in the Kansas City Region Conference, which was
held Friday, April 24, 2009 at the Kauffman Foundation.
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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