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06/06/14 A story on KCUR examines the Kauffman School's high standards, adding outside commentary on whether or not local school districts can replicate its success.
04/11/14 What do teacher pension plans have to do with the quality of education? Michael Podgursky, a professor of economics at the University of Missouri-Columbia, explains.
04/03/14 In an editorial in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Dane Stangler, vice president of research and policy, and Aaron North, vice president of education, reveal issues behind Missouri's fractured educator retirement system.
03/18/14 KCPT profiles the Ewing Marion Kauffman School's new CEO Hannah Lofthus who has helped build the school from the ground up.
03/03/14 The Board of Directors of the Ewing Marion Kauffman School today announce the promotion of the school’s founding principal and chief academic officer, Hannah Lofthus, to the role of chief executive officer.
02/24/14 Research paper looks at Missouri pension systems as a microcosm of national challenges in meeting teacher retirement needs and includes recommendations.
02/21/14 We renew our underwriting support of National Public Radio with a call to attract teachers to the Kauffman School.
01/22/14 The new StartupScholars program seeks to place up to 100 current Kauffman Scholars in summer internships locally.
The new Khan Academy Entrepreneurship Series offers tips and anecdotes from entrepreneurs like Richard Branson
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