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.
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, 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
Federally funded regional consortium to test ways to improve education
Consortium of universities will provide aid to Kansas City-area school districts
Research group works with Kansas City schools to improve K-12 education
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.
Professor studies how teens view flash mobs and their violent potential
Flash mobs inspire study
The Kansas City flash mob that turned violent on the Country Club Plaza last summer has attracted local university researchers who are studying the social media phenomenon.