Citizens of the World Charter Schools is opening in Kansas City this fall. Hear from the school's executive director, Kristin Droege, on what makes CWCS a unique and high quality environment.
President and CEO Wendy Guillies recognizes Hannah Lofthus for receiving the prestigious Ryan Award.
Our “Individual Schools” grants program is accepting applications from district, charter and private schools in the five-county metro area until Dec. 1.
Through the Individual Schools Grants program, the Kauffman Foundation invests in individual schools that demonstrate the capacity to deliver strong academic outcomes for students in Kansas City.
Kansas City Teacher Residency is the first locally-grown non-institute of higher education to become a teacher certifying agency in the state of Missouri.
Hear from The Literacy Lab corps member, Colleen Lucas, about her experience this year providing literacy intervention to students in a KC school.
Kauffman Scholars talk about giving back to the community during the next phase of the college access and scholarship program.
Shifting the question in education from, "what do you want to be when you grow up?" to, "what problem do you want to solve?"
Living in the "age of data" requires data literacy to use the information for continuous learning and improvement. Christopher Laubenthal discusses opportunities to become more data literate in the field of education.
Grants of $20,000 each to be awarded to 20 doctoral scholars
Through College Advising Corps programs across the country, college advisers serve high school students with similar backgrounds and circumstances to help navigate the complex world of college admissions and financial aid.
Children's Savings Accounts have been shown to promote college-savings identities among students and families. Melinda Lewis, Associate Professor of Practice at the University of Kansas, shares information about using these accounts as a tool for postsecondary attainment.
Aaron North offers three suggested readings on community ownership in public education.
5 years have passed since the Kauffman School opened its doors. Hear Aaron North thank the teachers and leaders who have been with the school since day one.
Whitney Hosty, senior philanthropic advisor at the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation, discusses ways in which donors can contribute to improving early education in our community.
Discover your path to innovate, teach, and change the lives of students in Kansas City.
Each spring, Kauffman Scholars celebrates Decision Day, in which graduating seniors are recognized for making their final college selection.
With a relentless focus on families and students, Matt Candler, Founder and CEO of 4.0 Schools, discusses their partnership with The Lean Lab to bring new opportunities for education innovation to Kansas City.
Getting quality, timely and actionable information to those who need it most helps students succeed. Data Quality Campaign's Paige Kowalski outlines four recommendations on building data systems for policymakers.
The Collaborative supports improvements in early childhood education systems and increased options and opportunities for families in the region.