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From The Team

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

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.

Inspiring Educator: David Price
Inspiring Educator: David Price
Born and raised in Kansas City, MO. Attended Martin City Elementary/ Middle School in the Grandview School District and Rockhurst High School. Graduated from the University of Kansas City ...
Exceptional Student Profile: Tamea Levingston
Exceptional Student Profile: Tamea Levingston
My name is Tamea Levingston and I will be a sophomore at Johnson County Community College. I’m pursuing a career in the beauty industry as an Esthetician. I’m passionate about all things ...
Profile in Leadership: Dr. Jayson Strickland
Profile in Leadership: Dr. Jayson Strickland
Dr. Strickland has served young people for more than three decades in a number of instrumental roles and capacities.  He began his career working in his family’s preschool business.  This ...

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

News, Updates, and Media Releases

Communities in Schools presents data on out-of-school challenges faced by many kids
Communities in Schools presents data on out-of-school challenges faced by many kids
Panel discussion and attendees motivated to address student and family needs to help them succeed. Approximately ...
SchoolSmartKC Supports Two High Performing Local Schools
SchoolSmartKC Supports Two High Performing Local Schools
SchoolSmartKC announced two grants, totaling more than $3 million, to two local schools: Lincoln Prep Academy and Académie Lafayette
SchoolSmartKC and Kansas City Public Schools Have Partnered on a Strategic Growth Program
SchoolSmartKC and Kansas City Public Schools Have Partnered on a Strategic Growth Program
SchoolSmartKC anticipates providing at least $1.5 million to enable district schools that are showing regular ...

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