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Adolescent Family Life Demonstration Project


The GEAR UP program is a federally funded program (U.S.D.E) designed to increase the number of low-income students who are prepared to enter and succeed in postsecondary education.

Balancing Community Park's Potential to Facilitate Social Capital and Physical Activity

Examine relationships among park use, social capitol, community identity and physical activity

Bullysafe Program Evaluation

CAREER: Plant Evolution at Low CO2

Responses of Ice Age Trees

Center for Economic Education

The University of Kansas Center for Economic Education (KUCEE) promotes economic literacy among students and their teachers.

Center for Restorative Education Evaluation

Children's Initiatives Fund

Collaborating for Success

Kansas Enrichment Network (KEN) collaborates with Kansas Families Together

Community-Based Child Abuse Prevention

Documenting Cherokee (CHR) Tone and Vowel Length

To accurately represent entry in the 9,000-entry digital Cherokee Electronic Dictionary (CED)

Educational Opportunity Centers

The Educational Opportunity Centers (EOC) is a federally funded program that serves low income and first generation individuals who need assistance with enrolling in a GED program and postsecondary educational program of their choice.

Educational Talent Search

Educational Talent Search, a pre-college TRIO Program funded by the U.S. Department of Education, assists middle and high school students in completing secondary education and preparing for college.

Effects of Leucine and Whey Protein Supplementation

Federal Home Visiting Data Collection and Reporting System for Kansas

Federal Home Visiting Data Collection and Reporting System-Nebraska


The University of Kansas School of Education GEAR UP Programs are federally funded programs whose mission is to greatly increase the parrticipation in undergraduate programs.

Global Environmental Change & Local Ecosystems

A Kansas MSP-Start Project for P-20 Students

Harvest of Hope Leadership Academy

Harvest of Hope Leadership Academy is a summer residential program on the KU campus that provides leadership development and college preparation for high school students eligible for migrant education services.

Kansas Consortium for Youth Voice

Kansas Department of Social & Rehabilitation Services (SRS) Sustainability

To strengthen the Kansas Enrichment Network.

Kansas Enrichment Network

Institutionalize out of school time programs

Kansas Migrant & ELL Academy (KMEA)

Support migrant and ELL teachers in implementing instructional strategies

Kansas Partnership for Educating Kids in Care

Kansas Reading Academy

Kansas Reading Academy provides professional development to K-3 grade classroom, Title I, and Special Education teacher in the area of literacy.

Kansas Statewide Afterschool Network, Mott Foundation

Mott Foundation grants raise awareness of the importance of expanded learning opportunities.

Kansas Statewide STEM SySTEM

Kansas Strengthening Families Plan

KANTELL: Kansas Teachers for English Language Learners

Empower southwest Kansas teachers in their work with students who are learning English as a second language (ESL)

KECCS -- Kansas Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems

Math and Science Center

The KU Upward Bound Math and Science Center is a TRIO college preparatory program for low-income/first generation high school students in Douglas, Shawnee, and Wyandotte counties.

McNair Scholars Program

McNair Scholars Program assists low-income, first-generation and underrepresented undergraduates to prepare for doctoral study. Students in this program are provided with paid research opportunities, faculty mentors, and GRE preparation assistance.

Migrant Family Literacy Project

Provide professional development to Migrant Family Literacy Directors and Staff

Program Quality and Youth Outcomes

Analysis of the Quality Matters pilot study data

Project LAUNCH (Linking Actions for Unmet Needs in Children's Health)

Project LAUNCH is a five year cooperative agreement that supports coordination of state and local services to strengthen families.

Strong Girls

After-school program for young girls

Suburban Advantage: A Historical Study of Education in Metropolitan Kansas City

Supportive Educational Services

Supportive Educational Services is a federally funded TRiO Program known nationally as Student Support Services. Our goal is to assist eligible students to obtain their undergraduate degrees.

Teaching American History: Searching for America

The Teaching American History Project entitled ‚ÄúSearching for America‚Ä? is designed for all Garden City, Kansas teachers, K-12, who want to gain greater knowledge of our country‚Äôs history.

TELK - Topeka: Teaching English Learners in Kansas

A cohesive program of professional development for USD 501 teachers

U.S. Institute on Women's Leadership

Women's Civic Leadership from the Heartland

Upward Bound

Upward Bound, a pre-college TRIO program funded by the U.S. Department of Education, assists students in completing high school and preparing for college.

Veterans Upward Bound

The University of Kansas Veterans Upward Bound (VUB) is an education and skills program designed specifically to serve the educational needs of today’s veterans.

The Institute exists to assist School of Education faculty in their pursuit of external funding and to serve the State of Kansas. Major programs areas are:
Educational Opportunity Programs
Faculty Research and Service
Professional Development
Public Service