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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 Supports Sustained KCPS School Improvement
SchoolsmartKC Supports Sustained KCPS School Improvement
SchoolSmartKC and Kansas City Public Schools have partnered to identify new opportunities for selected schools that have shown academic improvement.
SchoolSmartKC Seeks to Serve Children Inside, Outside the Classroom
SchoolSmartKC Seeks to Serve Children Inside, Outside the Classroom
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.
Philanthropists tap the village to raise student performance in Kansas City schools
Philanthropists tap the village to raise student performance in Kansas City schools
There’s a new nonprofit in town, and it’s going after public schools in Kansas City with more than $50 million to help improve student performance within the next decade.

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