Behind the Scenes at the Kauffman School Where the Road to College Begins
In a new Kauffman Foundation sketchbook video titled "Fire to Teach," Leah Marr, a fifth grade literature teacher at the Ewing Marion Kauffman School, takes viewers behind the scenes into classrooms that set high expectations for students and push teachers to provide the best education possible.
Ewing Marion Kauffman School Hires New Leader
Paul Greenwood began his tenure as head of school for the Ewing Marion Kauffman School on Sept. 4, joining founding principal Hannah Lofthus on the charter school's leadership team. Greenwood has spent his first weeks getting to know the school's staff, students, families, board and educational mission in the Kansas City community.
Fixing Schools is Focus of Newest Kauffman Video Sketchbook
Katherine “Kay” Merseth, senior lecturer at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, takes on the vexing issue of school reform in the newest installment of the Kauffman Sketchbook series.
Kauffman Foundation Announces Permanent Site for its Charter School
The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation announced today that the permanent location for the Ewing Marion Kauffman School will be located at 63rd Street and The Paseo. This property, formerly the headquarters for the Church of the Nazarene, offers a 13-acre campus that includes four existing buildings. The opportunity to create a campus environment was a critical component in the site selection for the charter school, as this location will enable the Kauffman School to educate more than 1,000 middle and high school students at a single location. The site was selected following an extensive search of suitable properties located in Kansas City's urban cor
Kauffman School Begins Enrolling Next Fifth-Grade Class Today
Enrollment of a new class of fifth-grade students for the Ewing Marion Kauffman School's 2013-14 school year begins today and continues through March 1. Interested families within the boundaries of the Kansas City Public Schools may submit an enrollment application online at www.kauffmanschool.org or at the school at 4251 Bridger Road (in Kansas City's Westport neighborhood)
KC STEM Alliance
The KC STEM Alliance is a collaborative network of educators, business partners and organizations that inspires interest in science, technology, engineering, and math careers. It supports Kansas City area schools by assisting in the implementation of two nationally recognized STEM programs: Project Lead The Way® and US FIRST®.
Missouri Charter Public School Association Awarded $211,000 Grant from Kauffman Foundation
The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation has awarded the Missouri Charter Public School Association (MCPSA) a $211,000 grant to launch the Charter School Leadership Development Program, an intensive training program for Kansas City charter school governing boards and school leaders.
New Video from Kauffman Foundation to Aid Teacher Recruitment in Kansas City
New Kauffman Foundation and Kauffman School video "Teach in Kansas City. Make a Difference," captures the challenges facing our local education system, the school leadership opportunities available, and the lifestyle, economic and cultural advantages Kansas City has to offer teachers and their families.