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Turn the Page KC: Building a City of Readers
Jul 2017

On June 20 2017, KC-AERC partnered with Turn the Page KC to participate in Turn the Page KC’s Summer event, Building a City of Readers. Turn the Page KC is an initiative sponsored by the Kansas City Missouri Mayor’s office that seeks to increasing childhood literacy in Kansas City.

KC-AERC Researcher speaks on Outcomes and Progress of K-12 Education in Kansas
Jun 2017

Associate Researcher Lauren Coleman-Tempel spoke at Friend’s University in Wichita, KS on a panel sponsored by the New Symposium Society. Of the diverse perspectives represented, Lauren was one of the first women invited to speak in this organization’s history.

KC-AERC Researchers Present at American Educational Research Association (AERA) in San Antonio, TX
May 2017

KC-AERC researchers, Meghan Ecker-Lyster and Lauren Coleman-Tempel, collaborated with TRIO SES practitioners from the University of Kansas’ Center for Educational Opportunity Programs to present at AERA's Annual Conference in San Antonio, TX.

Kansas City Area Educational Research Consortium: Collaborative Research for Educational Improvement
Mar 2017

Kansas City Area Educational Research Consortium: Collaborative Research for Educational Improvement

Federally funded regional consortium to test ways to improve education
Mar 2017

Federally funded regional consortium to test ways to improve education

Kansas City Star, October 12 (pdf)

Research group works with Kansas City schools to improve K-12 education
Mar 2017

Research group works with Kansas City schools to improve K-12 education
http://www.news.ku.edu/2010/september/14/knight.shtml

KC-AERC Researchers Awarded $249,000 to Study Problem with Math Student Placement
Mar 2017

Kansas City, MO — The National Science Foundation has awarded a grant of $249,622 to Kansas State University to explore why students proficient in high school math courses are often enrolled in remedial math classes in college.

KC-AERC in the press: Researching flash mobs
Mar 2017

Professor studies how teens view flash mobs and their violent potential

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