The centerpiece of successful schools; great teachers go to the head of the class in qualifications, subject knowledge, instruction, classroom practices, and measuring students’ learning gains.
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.
02/24/14 Research paper looks at Missouri pension systems as a microcosm of national challenges in meeting teacher retirement needs and includes recommendations.
Founded in Louisiana in 2011, Leading Educators develops and leverages effective instructional leaders to measurably improve student achievement in high school. Kansas City was the organization's first national expansion site.
Operating as a public charter school within the Kansas City, Missouri Public School district boundaries, the Kauffman School’s mission is to create college graduates.
03/07/13 Students in Kansas City deserve a high-quality education. Schools in Kansas City need teachers committed to closing the educational achievement gap, particularly for our city's most underserved students. If you are a teacher who is ready to raise expectations and change the trajectory of Kansas City youth, we ask you to watch our video and consider "An Invitation to Teach in Kansas City."
Teach For America - Kansas City places top college graduates into teaching positions in the highest-need schools within the Kansas City metro area.
01/15/13 Katherine "Kay" Merseth, senior lecturer at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, takes on the vexing issue of school reform in the newest installment of the Kauffman Sketchbook series.
03/21/12 Leah Marr, Literature Teacher, Ewing Marion Kauffman School, discusses setting high expectations for students and pushing teachers to provide the best education possible.
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