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.
Having lived through two successful exit strategies in the last four years, served on a few startup boards, and mentored numerous budding entrepreneurs, I have concluded that putting together a board of directors for new companies that are beyond proof of concept often is not a top priority, but it really should be.
Tom McDonnell, president and CEO of the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, in consultation with the Board of Trustees, has announced he will leave the Foundation at the end of the year.
Paul Tough will discuss his new book, How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character, on Wednesday, May 7, at 6:30 p.m. at the Kansas City Public Library's Plaza
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.
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.
KCPT profiles the Ewing Marion Kauffman School's new CEO Hannah Lofthus who has helped build the school from the ground up.
John Tyler, Kauffman Foundation general counsel, says that nonprofit leaders should share their experiences about what works in philanthropy.
We've partnered with the Kansas City Public Library to create a speaker series that brings leading thinkers in education to Kansas City audiences.
The Board of Directors of the Ewing Marion Kauffman School today announce the promotion of the school’s founding principal and chief academic officer, Hannah Lofthus, to the role of chief executive officer.
Research paper looks at Missouri pension systems as a microcosm of national challenges in meeting teacher retirement needs and includes recommendations.
We're pleased to resume our national underwriting support of NPR and the insightful programming it brings to listeners each day.
We renew our underwriting support of National Public Radio with a call to attract teachers to the Kauffman School.
StartupScholars is a new summer internship program that will pair Kauffman Scholars with early stage entrepreneurs in Kansas City. Through StartupScholars, student interns will have the opportunity to develop 21st-century workplace skills, cultivate an entrepreneurial mindset, and contribute to the Kansas City community.
The new StartupScholars program seeks to place up to 100 current Kauffman Scholars in summer internships locally.
Kauffman Scholars hosts Mandy Savitz-Romer, expert on college access and retention for urban students and co-author of "Ready, Willing, and Able."
Enrollment of the next class of fifth-grade students for the Ewing Marion Kauffman School’s 2014-15 school year begins Jan. 8 and continues through March 7.
The Kauffman Foundation’s most in-demand online content in 2013 ranged from reports on first-ever metro-area startup data, trailblazing entrepreneurship online curriculum and a provocative video “Sketchbook” featuring a Harvard educator’s insights on fixing schools.