Family Engagement

From the Team: Introducing a System of Care

From the Team: Introducing a System of Care

By Juan RangelStudents’ ability to attend school regularly and do well academically is determined, in part, by the degree to which their basic needs such as stable housing, adequate nutrition, and healthcare are met. A growing body of evidence suggests that students...

Communities In Schools

Communities In Schools

Communities in Schools takes community resources and places them inside public schools, making critical resources like food, housing, healthcare and counseling accessible for all students.

Profiles in Leadership: Dr. Cokethea Hill

Profiles in Leadership: Dr. Cokethea Hill

Cokethea Hill is an innovative collaborator with over 15 years of experience working in the non-profit sector organizing communities, building collaborative partnerships, and strengthening assets in low- income urban communities. Known for her strategic approach, Cokethea has a keen ability for building relationships and mobilizing others towards an identified goal. 

Profiles in Leadership: Spark Bookhart

Profiles in Leadership: Spark Bookhart

Spark Bookhart Convener, Parent Power Lab     How are you involved in education in Kansas City?I'm a parent. I have an adult child who graduated from Kansas City schools and three children (pre-K to 2nd grade) who will be traversing the educational landscape here...