Parent Resources

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What should I look for in a prospective school?

Check out these 21 suggestions shared by 4 Kansas City school and education leaders. 

Q&A: A Crash Course On Common Core

5 Things Teachers Wish Parents Knew: Your Children Can Do More Than You Think

Parent Opportunities

Make or BreakApril 21, 6:30 pm, Plaza Library

Don't miss this forum, co-hosted by KCPT and the Kansas City Public Library, on the future of public education in Kansas City. Panelists include Chris Nicastro, Stephen Green, MO State Sen. David Pearce, John Martin and Munro Richardson. RSVP here.

Paul Tough, Author of 2013 New York Times bestseller, How Children Succeed

May 7, 6:30 pm, Plaza Library

Paul ToughTough challenges conventional thinking by arguing that non-cognitive skills, or character, are better indicators of student success than intelligence as measured by standardized test scores.

KC Education 20/20 is a partnership between the Kauffman Foundation and the Kansas City Public Library, featuring today’s leading thinkers in education.