Education Reform

Small improvements in education can yield big returns in a society’s health, wealth and well-being. The trick is to identify the proven knowledge, skills, and methods that will have the greatest impact on how we teach.

Education: High Expectations for Students and Ourselves

Our approach to supporting education in Kansas City seeks to leverage organizations, educators, and community members to support the conditions for a system of high-performing urban schools.

Fostering the Future: 10 Ways Cities Can Create a Climate of Improvement and Innovation

Lots of educators talk about innovation these days, but we don't talk much about how innovations in learning are created or how they spread.

Mapping Our Future

At the Kauffman Foundation, we know that if our work is to make any difference, we must start by looking within.

New Kauffman ‘Thoughtbook’ Explores Ideas That Drive Progress through Education, Entrepreneurship

11/12/14 First-time digital format features dozens of essays, interviews, photos and videos by Foundation leaders, associates and experts engaged in areas related to Kauffman’s mission

KC Education Speaker Series

We've partnered with the Kansas City Public Library to create a speaker series that brings leading thinkers in education to Kansas City audiences.