Halley French

Halley French is a program officer in Education for the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, where she supports education-focused initiatives through program development, project management, building relationships, and conducting research. She contributes to all areas of education programming and grantmaking. 

Coming on Board: Envisioning the Future of Kansas City Public Schools

Hear perspectives from two of the newest Kansas City Public Schools board members as the new school year kicks-off
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Music to My Ears: Improving Early Education in Jackson County

Three obstacles for Kansas City schools Mayor Sly James touched on in this year’s State of the City address—recruiting diverse teachers, access to high-quality schools and retaining quality teachers—don’t just affect K-12, but start in early education programs.
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A Deeper Look at Early Education in Our Backyard

Kauffman Education Program Associate Halley French discusses plans by local funders to address the gap in quality early education for young children in Kansas City.
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