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 .
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.
If you are an entrepreneurial educator with a proven record of raising academic achievement for urban students, check out these leadership opportunities.
A partnership between the Kauffman Foundation and the Kansas City Public Library, this speaker series brings leading thinkers in education to Kansas City audiences.
Kauffman Researcher Josh Russell continues to explore the Bennett Hypothesis 2.0, focusing on school selectivity and the dynamic story of tuition increases.
Kauffman Researcher Josh Russell explores an updated Bennett Hypothesis, dubbed the Bennett Hypothesis 2.0, and the affects its refinements may have in explaining how financial aid increases college tuition.
The words of Ewing Marion Kauffman continue to inspire and guide the foundation that bears his name.
Funded by the Kauffman Foundation, Fund for Teachers experiences transform teachers' careers and classrooms for years to come.
The Kauffman Foundation has unveiled the list of 12 educators who will embark on self-designed odysseys as Kansas City’s 2015 Fund for Teachers Fellows.
Kauffman researcher Josh Russell examines the role of Baumol's Cost Disease and Bowen's Rule play in increasing tuition in higher education.
Kauffman researcher Josh Russell explores the effects of decreased state funding and increased competition on college tuition.
Kauffman’s “Brighter Futures” initiative helps local organizations and schools attract outcomes-driven educators
Kauffman researcher Josh Russell explores how federal aid may increase college tuition via the Bennett Hypothesis.
Kauffman researcher Christopher Laubenthal explores the so called 21st century skills and investigates how different they actually are from skills required from previous generations.
Kauffman Foundation researcher Colin Tomkins-Bergh explains the evolution of the 1 Million Cups Program as it has spread across the country into 69 cities in less than three years.
Kauffman researcher Christopher Laubenthal explores challenges of teacher training in the 21st century in his "Human Capital and the Economy" series.
Kauffman researcher Josh Russell gives five reasons why you should be concerned about student debt and provides insights into student debt relief.