Urban youth in the program talk about their challenges, hopes and dreams.
A partnership between the Kauffman Foundation and the Kansas City Public Library, this speaker series brings leading thinkers in education to Kansas City audiences.
The Kauffman Foundation announces a set of new investments totaling $2.5 million to provide greater numbers of Kansas City-area students with incentives and opportunities to reach high levels of educational achievement.
A national leader in providing advisory services to help underserved high school students identify “best fit” pathways that lead to postsecondary completion.
The Kauffman Foundation invests in individual schools that demonstrate the capacity to deliver strong academic outcomes for students in Kansas City.
Funded by the Kauffman Foundation, Fund for Teachers experiences transform teachers' careers and classrooms for years to come.
2014 has been another year of prolific online content distribution for the Kauffman Foundation, which annually assesses what topics net the most attention as one way to gauge priorities among its entrepreneurship and youth education audiences.
Leading Educators develops and leverages effective instructional leaders to measurably improve student achievement in high school.
Senior Data Analyst Christopher Laubenthal highlights several states finding efficiencies partnering with researchers to improve understanding of their education systems.
First-time digital format features dozens of essays, interviews, photos and videos by Foundation leaders, associates and experts engaged in areas related to Kauffman’s mission
After a hiatus to refresh content and direction, the Kauffman Foundation is re-launching the "Data Maven" and "Growthology" blogs that explore entrepreneurship and education trends and research.
Kansas City Mayor Sly James, through Turn the Page KC and in collaboration with The Family Conservancy convened a community conversation at the Kauffman Foundation aimed at elevating the “Talk, Read, Play” campaign.
The author of "On the Rocketship: How Top Charter Schools are Pushing the Envelope," examines the rise and expansion of charter school network in this talk at the Kansas City Public Library.
The Kauffman Foundation renews its partnership with Fund for Teachers to help enrich the personal and professional growth of Kansas City's educators.
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.
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.