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MAY 22, 2017

Kansas City’s Inaugural Class Selected to Participate in the National Academy of Advanced Teacher Education (NAATE)

Unique two-year teacher development program invests in high-performing teacher leaders.

APRIL 05, 2017

Kauffman Foundation Announces Kansas City's 2017 Fund for Teachers Fellows

Twenty teachers from 12 local schools received a big surprise this morning when they learned that they had been selected as 2017 Fund for Teachers Fellows.

FEBRUARY 13, 2017

Funding Available for Early Education Providers and Support Organizations in Kansas City

The Early Education Funders Collaborative announced today that it is seeking proposals for projects/programs that improve early education quality and expand access for low-income families and children of color in Kansas City.

FEBRUARY 11, 2017

KC Scholars

KC Scholars helps low- and modest-income students, as well as adult learners, finance and complete a college education.

FEBRUARY 10, 2017

A Sense of Urgency

Moving beyond ideology is necessary to make sure every moment counts for students who have fallen behind on their path to meaningful, productive and happy futures.

JANUARY 30, 2017

Kauffman Foundation Launches Kansas City Connector Project

The Kansas City Connector Project provides the opportunity to identify and recognize the often-unsung individuals as well as traditional leaders who all have the ability to create and influence change.

JANUARY 11, 2017

City Year Kansas City

Following a one-year pilot program in two Kansas City schools, City Year Kansas City officially kicked off in five schools in September 2016, making it City Year’s 27th site. The Kauffman Foundation partnered with a coalition of local community supporters to help bring the program to Kansas City.

JANUARY 11, 2017

Kansas City Leadership Cohort

Every Kansas City student deserves a great education. The Kansas City Leadership Cohort (KCLC) is seeking up to 10 instructional leaders who want to learn practice-based instructional strategies to empower leaders to drive teacher and student success. This unique partnership works with Relay Graduate School of Education’s National Principal Academy Fellowship and includes ongoing training back in Kansas City.

DECEMBER 13, 2016

Grants Designed to Make School Leaders’ Great Ideas Reality

Initial application for 2017 Individual School Grants is now open

DECEMBER 08, 2016

Education Rising | KC's Hub for Urban Educators

Discover your path to innovate, teach, and change the lives of students in Kansas City.

DECEMBER 06, 2016

Bridging the Gap Between Families and Schools

Introducing families to the KCPS community helps get students in the schools that fit them best

NOVEMBER 22, 2016

Momentum Builds as Community Donates to Kansas City Scholars

Supporting college completion is an investment in the success of our region.

NOVEMBER 08, 2016

Building Confidence is Crucial

Adjusting to often foreign postsecondary cultural and social environment during the first semester is essential to the success of Kauffman Scholars

NOVEMBER 01, 2016

Collaboration, Not Technology, Spurs Education Data Use

Technology may aid data access, but Jeff Wayman finds data use comes from engagement on immediately releveant problems

OCTOBER 31, 2016

Great Schools Visits

Urban schools and students are thriving in cities across the United States—What can we learn from them?

OCTOBER 25, 2016

Children Ready for Kindergarten or Kindergarten Ready for 21st Century Learners?

As preschool moves into the continuum of the public education system, are the needs of 21st century learners being met?

OCTOBER 18, 2016

A Great Early Start in Kansas City: Operation Breakthrough

Operation Breakthrough operates to meet emotional physical and academic needs of its children and families.

OCTOBER 11, 2016

Amplify Success with Not Only College Readiness, But Career Readiness

Students with long-term goals, early exposure to career experiences and access to support, understand career readiness is so much more than holding a degree.

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