Know a Kansas City school who would benefit from an Individual Schools Grant? Here are five things schools need to know before applying.
Arnobio Morelix does Q&A with Kauffman's Edith Gummer on her new book, Data Literacy for Educators
Our “Individual Schools” grants program is accepting applications from district, charter and private schools in the five-county metro area until Dec. 1.
The Greater Kansas City Hispanic Development Fund recently named early education as one of its priority initiatives. Executive Director, Mayra Aguirre, discusses why this issue is so important for the Latino community.
Organization will partner with The Lean Lab to expand, train more education entrepreneurs to solve problems facing public schools
Christopher Laubenthal, program officer in Education, describes the difference between data availability and accessibility and how EdWise can be used as a tool for those trying to dissect information.
Innovative program modeled from medical residencies prepares aspiring teachers to become effective urban educators
After a rigorous selection process, 12 local principals and school leaders have been chosen for a prestigious national professional development program.
12 local education leaders assemble to build a bench of future leaders.
Great Schools visits create new dialogues about public education and how to raise expectations for what’s possible in Kansas City public schools.
Three obstacles for Kansas City schools Mayor Sly James touched on in this year’s State of the City address—recruiting diverse teachers, access to high-quality schools and retaining quality teachers—don’t just affect K-12, but start in early education programs.
As we take a hard look at accelerators this week, eight seed accelerators were recently singled out as the cream of the crop in the 2016 Seed Accelerator Rankings. Even those only casually familiar with the startup space in the U.S. have probably heard of 500 Startups (Silicon Valley), Techstars (Boulder) and Y Combinator (Silicon Valley). Those three were joined by Alchemist (San Francisco), Amplify LA (Los Angeles), Angelpad (New York), Chicago New Venture Challenge (Chicago) and MuckerLab (Los Angeles) as the top tier of accelerators in the U.S.
Jacob Esquivel, 15, will spend three weeks living with a host family and learning about local culture, visiting schools, volunteering
Book provides a roadmap for integrating data literacy into teacher preparation programs
National program allows Kansas City educators to embark on professional development opportunities around the world
Senior fellow, Alicia Herald, explains how teachers' understanding of their learning style and values can ensure the right placement within schools.
Beth Tankersley-Bankhead, director of postsecondary initiatives, introduces the network of organizations working to support degree attainment in our region.
Edith Gummer, research director in Education, leaves the State of Entrepreneurship address with further questions around education and innovation.
Aaron North, Kauffman's vice president of Education, talks about the impact of two emails he received last year.