Education that Works

Would school look different if I had a teacher that looked like me?

10/10/19
Founder of the Latinx Education Collaborative knows firsthand the importance of representation in schools.
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Preparing students for the future means giving them agency now

09/19/19
In a live panel broadcast from Rethink Ed, those working to provide students with real world opportunities discuss how these experiences cultivate the skills and mindsets students need to be successful.
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Housing stability for students and families

08/22/19
Justice in the Schools helps families avoid housing disruption as hundreds of families live on the brink of homelessness in Kansas City.
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Uncommon voices

07/01/19
You might have to intentionally look beneath all the rethinking, reimagining, frustration, and setbacks of 2018 to see progress, but it was there. The sparks of progress were lit, and kept burning, by some uncommon folks.
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A moment to celebrate

05/30/19
All members of the first graduating class of the Kauffman School have been admitted to college.
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The power to choose

04/05/19
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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Uncommon voices

01/03/19
You might have to intentionally look beneath all the rethinking, reimagining, frustration, and setbacks of 2018 to see progress, but it was there. The sparks of progress were lit, and kept burning, by some uncommon folks.
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Representation matters

12/13/18
A new study shows, once again, the significant role of teachers of color – and the significant gap in the presence of teachers of color – in American schools.
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Scaling literacy education with the approach of a startup

12/07/18
Literacy KC has adapted, evolved – even moved – to meet the need and expand the benefits of literacy to individuals, families, and the community.
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One day to reimagine everything

11/01/18
Students from four high schools came together to problem solve, collaborate, and flex an entrepreneurial mindset. The challenge before them? How to reimagine a school of the future. That’s meta.
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