Initial $563,000 Grant Supports Low-Income Students at 10 Schools
KANSAS CITY, Mo., (April 11, 2017) – SchoolSmartKC launches today as an education organization dedicated to closing the achievement gap in the Kansas City public school system in the next 10 years.
The new nonprofit seeks to double the percentage of Kansas City schools and students that demonstrate performance at or above the state level over the next 10 years. SchoolSmartKC’s collaborative approach includes engagement from all education stakeholder groups in Kansas City, including parents, teachers and administrators at both Kansas City Public Schools (KCPS) and charter schools.
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