Hear perspectives from two of the newest Kansas City Public Schools board members as the new school year kicks-off
We support large-scale initiatives that complement the Foundation's core Education and Entrepreneurship work.
Eric Wilkinson sits down with Kauffman Scholars Legacy Interns to discuss what they learned from their summer internship, what they have planned for the coming year and words of advice for future students.
Program awards grants of $35,000 each to seven junior faculty members
Hear about the Teach For America corps members who work to improve education in our community and how this pipeline of talent is making an impact beyond the two-year service commitment.
Christopher recaps his recent presentation on parental use of education data at the National Center for Education Statistics Summer Conference in Washington, D.C.
A look at the 2016 Kauffman Scholars campus tours and why they are so rewarding for Legacy Intern, Marquita Edwards.
Kauffman Foundation study recommends policies to open the door wider to benefit U.S. innovation and competitiveness
Christopher Laubenthal gives a recap of the inaugural Missouri Education Data Summit.
Parent engagement means much more than attending formal school events. Read Murray Woodard's suggested approach to cultivating parental involvement in schools.
Citizens of the World Charter Schools is opening in Kansas City this fall. Hear from the school's executive director, Kristin Droege, on what makes CWCS a unique and high quality environment.
President and CEO Wendy Guillies recognizes Hannah Lofthus for receiving the prestigious Ryan Award.
Our “Individual Schools” grants program is accepting applications from district, charter and private schools in the five-county metro area until Dec. 1.
Through the Individual Schools Grants program, the Kauffman Foundation invests in individual schools that demonstrate the capacity to deliver strong academic outcomes for students in Kansas City.
Kansas City Teacher Residency is the first locally-grown non-institute of higher education to become a teacher certifying agency in the state of Missouri.
Hear from The Literacy Lab corps member, Colleen Lucas, about her experience this year providing literacy intervention to students in a KC school.
Kauffman Scholars talk about giving back to the community during the next phase of the college access and scholarship program.
Shifting the question in education from, "what do you want to be when you grow up?" to, "what problem do you want to solve?"
Living in the "age of data" requires data literacy to use the information for continuous learning and improvement. Christopher Laubenthal discusses opportunities to become more data literate in the field of education.
Grants of $20,000 each to be awarded to 20 doctoral scholars