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A case for radically remaking the school experience


The extraordinary challenges faced by the current education system calls for a radical remaking of the school experience before today's infants graduate from high school.
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A vision of truth, love, and equity


AmplifyKC: An empowered community of educators to lead for equity.
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Early childhood education by, and for, the Latinx community


Systemic barriers and lack of quality seats prevent nearly 6 of 10 Hispanic families in Kansas City from accessing quality early child care.
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STEM legislation hits on key economic trends


Supporting STEM education is in students’ and states’ best interests, but closing the gaps within STEM education would create the most impact.
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Students first, collaboration always


One of City Year’s core values, the commitment to partner and collaborate with every student stakeholder to maximize impact, is recognized in Kansas City.
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Grants allow school leaders to create innovative solutions


Individual Schools Grants enable schools to explore their greatest opportunities and tackle their most pressing challenges in a way that goes faster and deeper than with public funding alone.
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The power to choose


Project Choice captured the nation's imagination by offering four classes of Westport High School students the support they needed to access and pay for education after high school.
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Building a ladder of opportunity


Kauffman Scholars Inc. is helping build a ladder to an inclusive prosperity for more than 1,000 young Americans.
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Amplify: Empowering educators of color


Dena Simmons, director of education at the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence, discusses the power of bringing together educators of color to discuss their authentic experiences.
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What if your favorite teacher was a robot?


The question isn’t, "Can artificial intelligence replace a human teacher?" It can. The technology is here. The question is, "How can professional development evolve to create a pipeline of exceptional educators that AI will aid, rather than replace?"
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