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Monthly Archives: August 2014

Kansas City Public Schools revamps approach to early childhood education

Foundation grants to KCPS and KCPT are making a positive difference in early childhood education, according to Jerry Kitzi, director, Office of Early Learning at KCPS. Kitzi cites the upswing experienced by four-year-olds at Woodland, where, at the beginning of last year, only 16 percent had literacy competency but by year-end that number had risen to 82…
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Summer fellowship program matches undergraduates with School of Medicine researchers

From the KU Medical Center News website at http://www.kumc.edu August 07, 2014 KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Six undergraduate students who show promise in biomedical research are completing summer fellowships at the University of Kansas Medical Center through the Parker B. Francis Summer Fellowship Program. Now in its third year, the program matches undergraduate students with mentors…
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