Early Childhood Education

Children Ready for Kindergarten or Kindergarten Ready for 21st Century Learners?

10/25/16
As preschool moves into the continuum of the public education system, are the needs of 21st century learners being met?
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A Great Early Start in Kansas City: Operation Breakthrough

10/18/16
Operation Breakthrough operates to meet emotional physical and academic needs of its children and families.
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Collaboration and Creativity in Funding Early Education

05/19/16
Whitney Hosty, senior philanthropic advisor at the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation, discusses ways in which donors can contribute to improving early education in our community.
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Starting Young: Helping Latinos Succeed in School

05/03/16
The Greater Kansas City Hispanic Development Fund recently named early education as one of its priority initiatives. Executive Director, Mayra Aguirre, discusses why this issue is so important for the Latino community.
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Music to My Ears: Improving Early Education in Jackson County

04/12/16
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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