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DECEMBER 06, 2016

Bridging the Gap Between Families and Schools

Introducing families to the KCPS community helps get students in the schools that fit them best

NOVEMBER 22, 2016

Momentum Builds as Community Donates to Kansas City Scholars

Supporting college completion is an investment in the success of our region.

NOVEMBER 08, 2016

Building Confidence is Crucial

Adjusting to often foreign postsecondary cultural and social environment during the first semester is essential to the success of Kauffman Scholars

NOVEMBER 01, 2016

Collaboration, Not Technology, Spurs Education Data Use

Technology may aid data access, but Jeff Wayman finds data use comes from engagement on immediately releveant problems

OCTOBER 31, 2016

Great Schools Visits

Urban schools and students are thriving in cities across the United States—What can we learn from them?

OCTOBER 25, 2016

Children Ready for Kindergarten or Kindergarten Ready for 21st Century Learners?

As preschool moves into the continuum of the public education system, are the needs of 21st century learners being met?

OCTOBER 18, 2016

A Great Early Start in Kansas City: Operation Breakthrough

Operation Breakthrough operates to meet emotional physical and academic needs of its children and families.

OCTOBER 11, 2016

Amplify Success with Not Only College Readiness, But Career Readiness

Students with long-term goals, early exposure to career experiences and access to support, understand career readiness is so much more than holding a degree.

OCTOBER 05, 2016

City Year Comes to KC

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.

OCTOBER 05, 2016

Kansas City Teacher Residency

The Kansas City Teacher Residency’s mission is to recruit, prepare, develop, and support effective teachers in classrooms across Kansas City.

OCTOBER 05, 2016

Early Education Funders Collaborative

The Collaborative supports improvements in early childhood education systems and increased options and opportunities for families in the region.

OCTOBER 04, 2016

Kansas State College Advising Corps

Kansas State College Advising Corps places recent college graduates in underrepresented communities within Johnson and Wyandotte counties to provide college advisement services to more than 10,000 high school students and their families to identify “best fit” pathways that lead to postsecondary completion.

OCTOBER 04, 2016

KC Scholars

KC Scholars helps low- and modest-income students, as well as adult learners, finance and complete a college education.

OCTOBER 04, 2016

4.0 Schools

4.0 Schools is a nonprofit incubator of education entrepreneurs.

OCTOBER 04, 2016

Working Together to Help the Students of Kansas City

As the City Year Kansas City corps grows to 50 service members this year, Executive Director Audra Clark reflects on the organization, her experience with the program and the impact it has in our community.

SEPTEMBER 29, 2016

Kansas City Scholars: Mr. K’s Uncommon Way of Teaching Us to Work Together

Ewing Kauffman's commitment to education continues with the passion and support of leaders from across Kansas City to illuminate a path to-and-through college

SEPTEMBER 28, 2016

Power Grew from Hope in the Name of Ewing Kauffman

Ten years ago, Ashley Anderson began her journey as a Kauffman Scholar. On the 100th birthday of Ewing Kauffman, she recalls her experience and how she came full circle to serve as a Kauffman Scholars associate to continue to live out Mr. K's legacy.

SEPTEMBER 27, 2016

Education Data Must Illuminate the Path to Improvement

Transparency isn’t simply access to education data—true transparency comes from the ability to use data to improve education.

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