This series will explore where the state of research stands, what has been concretely proven to work, where the gaps of knowledge lay and what we as educators, entrepreneurs, policy makers and researchers can do to fill them.
See how the Ewing Marion Kauffman School, a college prep school in Kansas City, is achieving its mission of creating college graduates.
Aaron North, vice president of Education, suggests that the best teachers share a fundamental belief that all students can learn and meet high expectations.
A national leader in providing advisory services to help underserved high school students identify “best fit” pathways that lead to postsecondary completion.
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 is providing $1.5 million to ten local scholarship programs to increase the opportunity for more Kansas City-area students to earn a college degree.
We invest 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.
Our support of Donors Choose provides match funding for classroom projects posted on DonorsChoose.org by public school teachers in the Greater Kansas City area.
The Kauffman Foundation supports Citizens of the World Charter (CWC) Schools' development and opening of a four-school network of charter public schools in Midtown Kansas City.
As part of AmeriCorps, City Year places diverse young adults in high-need urban schools for a year of service to support students' academic and socio-emotional success.
Aaron North, Kauffman Foundation vice president of Education, discusses the successes and shortfalls of teacher preparation in this new Kauffman Sketchbook video.
Charles King will be responsible for developing innovative program designed to prepare aspiring teachers to become effective urban educators.
To help make publicly available education data more accessible to more people, the Kauffman Foundation has launched a new online tool called EdWise.
If you are an entrepreneurial educator with a proven record of raising academic achievement for urban students, check out these leadership opportunities.
Kansas, like Missouri, also has information currently available that addresses college preparedness, but does so only in terms of remediation coursework enrollment for every school district in Kansas that has students currently enrolled in an institution of higher education in the state. Senior Data Analyst Christopher Laubenthal explores where these data sources can be found, what data are included, and their context.
The Board of Trustees of the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation announces the appointment of Wendy Guillies as the Foundation's new president and chief executive officer.
In this guest editorial, Kauffman Foundation Acting President and CEO Wendy Guillies shares the Foundation’s vision for the future of Kansas City’s urban schools.
Information is currently available that addresses college preparedness in terms of first year completion, grade point average, and remediation for every high school in Missouri that has students currently enrolled in an institution of higher education in the state. Senior Data Analyst Christopher Laubenthal explores where these data source can be found, what data are included, and their context.
Mariah Evans, a sociologist at the University of Nevada-Reno, headed a 20-year, worldwide study that found “the presence of books in the home” to be the top predictor of whether a child will attain a high level of education .