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Using data as a collaborative tool for the child care crisis in Kansas

CPPR collaborated with the Institute for Policy and Social Research and the Kansas Department of Health and Environment to create the Child Care Desert Map to show the disparity between child care need and access.

The McNair Scholar experience at CPPR

McNair Scholar Alexis Tibbits gains field experience with CPPR’s Applied Research Team

The Impact of Child Care Provider Services

CPPR was happy to be a partner in Child Care Aware of America’s Provider Appreciation Day campaign for 2022.

FREE Social-Emotional Development Screening Available in Kansas

CPPR’s Erica Figueroa played a vital role in bringing the free Statewide Kansas Ages and Stages Questionnaire® (ASQ) Online subscription to providers in Kansas. ASQ Online offers providers an online subscription free of charge and reduced price on screening kits.

Survey: Parents feel more social support than non-parents

By: Jessica Sprague-Jones, Ph.D. Published by: Capita

CPPR’s Child Care Planning Assessment Tool receives $25,000 Grand Prize

The University of Kansas Center for Public Partnerships and Research was awarded the $25,000 grand prize for their Child Care Planning Assessment Tool.

Sunflower Summer Case Study

Partner Acceleration in Action: Sunflower Summer Synopsis The Center for Public Partnerships and Research (CPPR) employs change makers who translate ideas into action.

Thousands of Kansas families connect with free learning experiences

Change Makers: CPPR is known for translating ideas into action. CPPR connected with a variety of state agencies and organizations across Kansas to bring the Sunflower Summer program to life. It began as an idea in a conference room, and in less than two months it became a fully implemented program…

CPPR’s first Incubation Process Cohort is beginning the groundwork for MVPs

The Center for Public Partnerships and Research (CPPR) has selected the first cohort of the Incubation Process. Four teams of CPPR employees presented their incubation projects on Pitch Day, Oct.

KU lands grant to help transform foster system, keep children in the home

Better World: CPPR paired with outstanding partners and passionate community members are creating transformative solutions that will help us transition from a system that reacts to problematic home situations to one that provides resources and meets family and community needs to prevent children…

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