Education that Works

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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Who is Generation A?

10/02/18
What can we do for Generation A–children born today into an education sector that struggles to prepare all students for education, work, and life after high school as it exists right now, let alone the uncertain future of the next two decade?
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What is the measure of success?

10/02/18
The stock market is at record-setting highs. Graduation rates are soaring. The unemployment rate is low. Advancing technology makes it easy for us to have a face-to-face conversation with someone across the globe, ask Alexa what the capitol of Vermont is, or to order a pizza without talking to anyone. So, why don’t we feel successful?
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Can we rethink groupthink?

10/02/18
Can we retain the passion of an individual and the power of conscience by thinking together, rather than resorting to groupthink?
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A case for radically remaking the school experience

09/25/18
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

09/25/18
AmplifyKC: An empowered community of educators to lead for equity.
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Early childhood education by, and for, the Latinx community

09/21/18
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

09/20/18
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

09/10/18
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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