Great Schools

Grants Designed to Make School Leaders’ Great Ideas Reality

12/13/16
Initial application for 2017 Individual School Grants is now open

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Bridging the Gap Between Families and Schools

12/06/16
Introducing families to the KCPS community helps get students in the schools that fit them best

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Broadening My Global Perspective Through an Experience Abroad

09/22/16
Jacob Esquivel, sophomore at the Ewing Marion Kauffman School, shares his reflection from a recent trip to Argentina and Chile through the Youth Ambassadors program.
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Five Schools--1,000 More Opportunities for Quality Education in KC

08/30/16
New district leadership and new schools provide exciting opportunities for Kansas City families this school year.
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Coming on Board: Envisioning the Future of Kansas City Public Schools

08/23/16
Hear perspectives from two of the newest Kansas City Public Schools board members as the new school year kicks-off
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Citizens of the World: LA to NY to KC

06/30/16
Citizens of the World Charter Schools is opening in Kansas City this fall. Hear from the school's executive director, Kristin Droege, on what makes CWCS a unique and high quality environment.
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The Future of School: Innovation, Community, Kansas City

05/12/16
With a relentless focus on families and students, Matt Candler, Founder and CEO of 4.0 Schools, discusses their partnership with The Lean Lab to bring new opportunities for education innovation to Kansas City.
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5 Things You Need to Know About Individual Schools Grants

05/05/16
Know a Kansas City school that would benefit from an Individual Schools Grant? Here are five things schools need to know before applying.
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Experience #KCGreatSchools in 20 Tweets

04/14/16
Great Schools visits create new dialogues about public education and how to raise expectations for what’s possible in Kansas City public schools.
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The Main Course: Project-based Learning

03/29/16
Amy Gale, program officer in Education, reflects on her visit to the Drew Charter School, the model for a new Kansas City school opening this fall.
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