STEM Education

The study of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) has implications for workforce development, national security concerns, and immigration policy.

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 KCPT: Educator Profile | Hannah Lofthus, Kauffman School CEO

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.

KC STEM Alliance

A network of Greater Kansas City area school districts, higher education institutions, and local business interests working together to meet the growing demand for highly skilled professionals in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).

KC STEM Alliance

01/11/12 FIRST Robotics and Project Lead the Way, Programs of the KC STEM Alliance

FIRST Robotics Kansas City Regional 2011

06/20/11 Highlights from the FIRST Robotics Kansas City Regional 2011

FIRST Robotics Kansas City Regional 2010

04/14/10 Video highlights from the FIRST Robotics Kansas City Regional 2010

The State of Middle School and High School Science Labs in the Kansas City Region

02/05/09 This report shares the findings of an audit conducted across thirty school districts in which the state of science labs was assessed. The audit was conducted by SuccessLink, with funding of the project from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. This study was conducted as part of the Kauffman Foundation's multi-year agenda to improve student achievement in mathematics, science, and technology subjects in the Greater Kansas City region.

Are American Parents and Students Ready for More Math and Science?

11/25/08 Ruth Wooden addresses the challenge presented by lack of drive among parents and students to change math and science education.

Voyage Exhibition: A Journey through the Solar System

Voyage exhibition is a mile-long scale replica of the solar system located in downtown Kansas City.

Math, Science and Technology: Important, But Not For Me

10/23/08 This study details parents' and students' current thinking about Math, Science, and Technology education and their satisfaction with the existing curriculum which most experts see as vastly below world-class standards.