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Read reflections, personal stories, updates, and more from the SSKC Team!

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Profiles in Leadership

Kansas City is home to the most dedicated educators, the most committed leaders, and the most inspiring students. Our Profiles in Leadership series introduces some of best and brightest in Kansas City.

Profiles in Leadership: Dr. Kia Turner
Profiles in Leadership: Dr. Kia Turner
September is National Attendance Month, and SSKC is excited to feature Dr. Kia Turner as our Profile in Leadership for September. Dr. Kia is the CEO of Red Apple Education Corporation, an ...
Profiles in Leadership: Lloyd Jackson
Profiles in Leadership: Lloyd Jackson
As our schools return following a year of huge change, we celebrate the leadership of Lloyd Jackson, Ed.D, Assistant Superintendent of School Leadership at Kansas City Public Schools. Lloyd ...
Profiles in Leadership: Kim Riley
Profiles in Leadership: Kim Riley
Kim Riley is the CEO and founder of The Transition Academy, a Kansas City based non-profit that provides college and career planning resources and support to special education students and their ...

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Read more about efforts to eliminate the achievement gap in Kansas City schools.

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SchoolSmartKC Launches as Independent Collaborative to Support Quality in Kansas City Schools
SchoolSmartKC Launches as Independent Collaborative to Support Quality in Kansas City Schools
Initial $563,000 Grant Supports Low-Income Students at 10 Schools
SchoolSmartKC Organizes 10 Local Schools and Key Partners to Visit Communities in Schools Programs in Tulsa
SchoolSmartKC Organizes 10 Local Schools and Key Partners to Visit Communities in Schools Programs in Tulsa
On March 7, 2017, SchoolSmartKC organized a charter bus tour to Tulsa, Oklahoma with the ten participating schools in the new Communities in Schools (CIS) program announced at the SchoolSmartKC launch.
IFF Study Provides Mapping of Access to Quality Schools Across Kansas City
IFF Study Provides Mapping of Access to Quality Schools Across Kansas City
SchoolSmartKC partner IFF, a leading Community Development Financing Institution (CDFI), has released its latest assessment of the accessibility of quality schools across neighborhoods in Kansas City.

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