Some education reform efforts in America’s larger cities struggle to go to scale. Think Los Angeles and laptops, New York City and school turnarounds, or Detroit and school choice.
Awais Sufi has spent the last 18 months traversing this Midwestern town in search of solutions to its educational shortcomings. He’s met with parents, educators, philanthropists, faith leaders and anyone else with a vested interest in education.
Investment of $500,000 supports continued success in district-sponsored charter school.
Education nonprofit SchoolSmartKC announced Tuesday support for Crossroads Academy, which hopes to open a high school in 2018.
A new Kansas City, Missouri, nonprofit has announced the second round of funding as part of a decade-long effort to improve academic achievement among public school students in the city.