School Models

We believe the best school models promote high expectations for students and staff, exhibit strong school cultures focused on meeting those high expectations, and demonstrate measurable academic outcomes that prepare students for success after high school.

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

Kauffman Foundation Economists Revive Two Popular Blogs

11/06/14 After a hiatus to refresh content and direction, the Kauffman Foundation is re-launching the "Data Maven" and "Growthology" blogs that explore entrepreneurship and education trends and research.

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.

On KCUR: With High Standards, Kauffman School Sets Example for Others

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.