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.
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.
Know a Kansas City school that would benefit from an Individual Schools Grant? Here are five things schools need to know before applying.
Arnobio Morelix does Q&A with Kauffman's Edith Gummer on her new book, Data Literacy for Educators
Our “Individual Schools” grants program is accepting applications from district, charter and private schools in the five-county metro area until Dec. 1.
The Greater Kansas City Hispanic Development Fund recently named early education as one of its priority initiatives. Executive Director, Mayra Aguirre, discusses why this issue is so important for the Latino community.
Organization will partner with The Lean Lab to expand, train more education entrepreneurs to solve problems facing public schools
Christopher Laubenthal, program officer in Education, describes the difference between data availability and accessibility and how EdWise can be used as a tool for those trying to dissect information.
Innovative program modeled from medical residencies prepares aspiring teachers to become effective urban educators
12 local education leaders assemble to build a bench of future leaders.
Great Schools visits create new dialogues about public education and how to raise expectations for what’s possible in Kansas City public schools.
Three obstacles for Kansas City schools Mayor Sly James touched on in this year’s State of the City address—recruiting diverse teachers, access to high-quality schools and retaining quality teachers—don’t just affect K-12, but start in early education programs.
As we take a hard look at accelerators this week, eight seed accelerators were recently singled out as the cream of the crop in the 2016 Seed Accelerator Rankings. Even those only casually familiar with the startup space in the U.S. have probably heard of 500 Startups (Silicon Valley), Techstars (Boulder) and Y Combinator (Silicon Valley). Those three were joined by Alchemist (San Francisco), Amplify LA (Los Angeles), Angelpad (New York), Chicago New Venture Challenge (Chicago) and MuckerLab (Los Angeles) as the top tier of accelerators in the U.S.
Beth Tankersley-Bankhead, director of postsecondary initiatives, introduces the network of organizations working to support degree attainment in our region.
Edith Gummer, research director in Education, leaves the State of Entrepreneurship address with further questions around education and innovation.
Aaron North, Kauffman's vice president of Education, talks about the impact of two emails he received last year.