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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: Elimane Mbengue
Profiles in Leadership: Elimane Mbengue
Elimane Mbengue Head of School for Académie Lafayette    Elimane Mbengue is the Head of School for Académie Lafayette, the first charter school established in the state of Missouri 21 years ago. ...
Profiles in Leadership: Allyson Hile
Profiles in Leadership: Allyson Hile
Allyson Hile is the Director of Language Services and Cultural Equity at Kansas City Public Schools where she leads a team of 14 individuals who support English-learning students and families ...
Profiles in Leadership: Tysie McDowell-Ray
Profiles in Leadership: Tysie McDowell-Ray
Tysie McDowell-Ray is the Co-Founder and Chief Academic Officer of Crossroads Charter Schools. Two weeks ago she was honored in Washington, D.C. at the Annual Legislative Conference of the ...

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

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RealClearEducation Podcast with Awais Sufi, President and CEO of SchoolSmartKC
RealClearEducation Podcast with Awais Sufi, President and CEO of SchoolSmartKC
In our twelfth episode, RealClearEducation editor Christopher Beach travels to Kansas City, Missouri, to talk with Awais Sufi, President and CEO of SchoolSmartKC, about the launch of his new education nonprofit dedicated to closing the achievement gap in Kansas City public schools.
SchoolSmartKC Supports Education Ecosystem Transformation in Kansas City
SchoolSmartKC Supports Education Ecosystem Transformation in Kansas City
SchoolSmartKC, a non-profit collaborative fund that seeks to dramatically improve the performance of schools in the Kansas City Public School system, announced that they will make an initial investment of $563,000 to support low-income students at district and charter schools in the area.
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

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