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JANUARY 11, 2017

City Year Kansas City

Following a one-year pilot program in two Kansas City schools, City Year Kansas City officially kicked off in five schools in September 2016, making it City Year’s 27th site. The Kauffman Foundation partnered with a coalition of local community supporters to help bring the program to Kansas City.

JANUARY 11, 2017

Kansas City Leadership Cohort

Every Kansas City student deserves a great education. The Kansas City Leadership Cohort (KCLC) is seeking up to 10 instructional leaders who want to learn practice-based instructional strategies to empower leaders to drive teacher and student success. This unique partnership works with Relay Graduate School of Education’s National Principal Academy Fellowship and includes ongoing training back in Kansas City.

DECEMBER 13, 2016

Grants Designed to Make School Leaders’ Great Ideas Reality

Initial application for 2017 Individual School Grants is now open

DECEMBER 08, 2016

Education Rising | KC's Hub for Urban Educators

Discover your path to innovate, teach, and change the lives of students in Kansas City.

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.

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