Education — News and Press Releases

Date Title/Source Organization Category
12-11-2018 ‘Dream job’: Harris County Judge Ed Emmett ’71 returning to Rice — Rice University
12-06-2018 Kinder HSPVA students get first look at new campus — HISD Blog
10-17-2018 Inside Houston’s New $88 Million Showcase School — PaperCity
09-27-2018 Inspiring teachers awarded Kinder Excellence in Teaching Award
09-22-2018 Twelve Houston educators receive prestigious Kinder Excellence in Teaching Award
06-07-2018 Houston’s New Kinder High School For Performing, Visual Arts Blends Classrooms, Creativity — Forbes
04-09-2018 The American republic rests on a democratic foundation — St. Louis Post-Dispatch
02-22-2018 HISD looks toward Houston businesses to help improve public school system — Houston Business Journal
02-21-2018 The benevolence of Father T.J. — Texas Monthly
02-21-2018 Empowering students at Yellowstone Academy
01-19-2018 New Houston nonprofit launching to address inequality in education — Houston Business Journal
01-11-2018 MU Kinder Institute joins Missouri Bicentennial Alliance — Columbia Daily Tribune
01-09-2018 Reexamining the 1818-1821 Missouri Crisis (Missouri Bicentennial partnership)
12-13-2017 Even as MU’s enrollment sags, its endowment reaches ‘major milestone’ — Kansas City Star
11-22-2017 Bayou City’s philanthropic legacy — Houston Chronicle , ,
11-20-2017 Reluctant billionaire steps out of his comfort zone to help raise record amount for vital hospital — PaperCity Magazine , ,
09-26-2017 Twelve Houston Educators Receive the Kinder Excellence in Teaching Award, Granted a Collective $240,000
09-15-2017 $21.6 million for leadership institute is MU’s fourth-largest known academic gift — Columbia Missourian
08-24-2017 “We the people…” — Mizzou Alumni magazine
08-22-2017 The academic spirit is alive and well at MU (guest commentary Justin Dyer and Jeff Pasley) — Kansas City Star
07-13-2017 MU raises the most cash gifts in the school’s history in fiscal 2017 — Columbia Missourian
05-19-2017 McCarthy Celebrates the Topping Out of Kinder High School for the Performing and Visual Arts in Houston
05-03-2017 Grants Roundup: $25 Million From Bloomberg Aims to Curb Drowning Deaths — The Chronicle of Philanthropy
05-03-2017 Thursday letters: School naming rights — Houston Chronicle
04-29-2017 Kinder releases HISD from from obligation tied to $7.5M donation — Houston Chronicle
04-29-2017 A deal’s a deal — Houston Chronicle
04-27-2017 Textbook sticker-shock free degree — The Egalitarian
04-24-2017 Gifts Roundup: T. Denny Sanford Gives $28 Million to Advance Fundraising and Education — The Chronicle of Philanthropy
04-21-2017 Rice University Receives $10.7 Million for Houston School Partnership —
04-20-2017 Houston Community College Receives $300K to Develop Z-Degree Program —
04-20-2017 Houston Community College launches Z-degree pilot program with $300,000 grant from the Kinder Foundation
04-20-2017 How A $10.7 Million Grant Will Improve Education In Houston ,
04-20-2017 With New Research ‘Lab,’ D.C. Aims Big for Better Public Policy —
04-18-2017 Rice receives $10.7 million research grant to study Houston-area schools — Houston Chronicle
04-18-2017 Rice to receive $10.7 million from Kinder Foundation for education research
04-18-2017 Rice University gets major grant from Kinder Foundation — Houston Business Journal
02-24-2017 Kinder Institute on Constitutional Democracy: Back to Basics — Columbia Business Times
02-06-2017 Class time — Houston Chronicle ,
01-05-2017 Pro-Vision announces $500,000 gift from the Kinder Foundation
01-04-2017 Leadership ISD to expand public education advocacy programs to Harris County
12-29-2016 The time to start building Houston 2036 is now — Houston Chronicle , , , , , ,
12-21-2016 2017’s 20 Under 40: Justin Dyer, MU — Columbia Business Times
12-15-2016 Cristo Rey Jesuit College Preparatory School of Houston gifted $500,000 from the Kinder Foundation
12-13-2016 Katy’s high school sports complex lands major naming rights deal — Houston Business Journal
11-10-2016 Stop Relying on Philanthropy to Fix Bad Government: A Timely Viewpoint from Texas — Inside Philanthropy
11-03-2016 One year later: the Kinder Institute on Constitutional Democracy ,
10-22-2016 Closing gaps — Houston Chronicle
10-17-2016 Kinder Foundation contributes $7.5 million lead gift to HSPVA Friends capital campaign — HSPVA Friends
10-14-2016 HISD will accept $7.5 million gift, rename arts campus — Houston Chronicle
09-28-2016 Exceptional Houston-Area Teachers Honored and Granted Collective $240,000
09-26-2016 Houston Educators Earn the Kinder Excellence in Teaching Award, Granted a Collective $240,000
08-29-2016 MU Kinder Institute Names Oxford Scholar as New Chair in Constitutional Democracy
08-29-2016 Jay Sexton chosen as inaugural Kinder Institute Chair in Constitutional Democracy — Columbia Missourian
08-18-2016 Home-grown Spring Branch ISD teacher wins $20,000 award — Memorial Examiner
07-14-2016 Despite a year of turmoil, University of Missouri is making progress — The Kansas City Star
07-08-2016 Two Interesting Things about Kinder’s Million-Dollar Charter School Grant — Inside Philanthropy
06-24-2016 Kinder Foundation gives $1M to build new charter school near UH — Houston Business Journal
06-23-2016 WALIPP announces $1 million matching gift from the Kinder Foundation for construction of The Lawson Academy
03-28-2016 Outstanding Faculty – Becoming our best selves (Dr. Justin Dyer) — Kappa Alpha Theta Magazine
03-25-2016 Undisclosed donor helps University of Missouri fundraising rebound from bad months — Columbia Missourian
01-11-2016 Kinder Foundation brings high-level players on board — Houston Business Journal ,
12-31-2015 GUEST COMMENTARY: Financial support for university centers helps fuel research, add faculty — Columbia Missourian
10-14-2015 Memorable week at the Kinder Institute on Constitutional Democracy
10-12-2015 Gifts roundup: University of Missouri — Chronicle of Philanthropy
10-08-2015 Houston billionaire donates $25 million to university for study of democracy — CultureMap
10-08-2015 Kinder Foundation gives $25M to major university — Houston Business Journal
10-08-2015 MU gets third largest gift ever — Kansas City Star
10-08-2015 A memorable week at the Kinder Institute on Constitutional Democracy
10-08-2015 MU Receives $25 Million Gift from the Kinder Foundation — University of Missouri , , ,
09-28-2015 Teachers honored with Kinder Excellence in Teaching Award and collective $240,000 in grants
09-27-2015 Teachers Receive Award and Collective $240,000 in Grants, former award winners share stories
06-17-2015 Cristo Rey Jesuit marks third graduating glass and over $9 million in scholarships
04-15-2015 School’s collaboration with Opera and Minecraft gaming technology improves college readiness
11-28-2014 Beloved city-changing cowboy priest dies at age 44, sending Houston into mourning — CultureMap
11-28-2014 Martinez, energetic priest behind Cristo Rey school, dies at 44 — Houston Chronicle
08-25-2014 MU launches program to promote constitutional knowledge — The Maneater
08-14-2014 University of Missouri Launches Initiative to Promote Knowledge of American Political System and Constitutional Democracy
10-28-2013 Richard D. Kinder Performance Hall recognized for ‘Outstanding Design’ — Southeast Missourian
06-18-2013 Rich Kinder to chair Museum of Fine Arts Houston board — Houston Business Journal
06-18-2013 Big change at MFAH: Rich Kinder elected new chairman of renowned museum’s board — CultureMap
06-18-2013 Cornelia Long Announces Richard D. Kinder as Her Successor to Chair the Board of Trustees of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston ,
06-03-2013 Catholic school helped teen, mom realize their dreams — Houston Chronicle
06-01-2013 Editorial: Building leaders at Cristo Rey — Houston Chronicle
05-30-2013 Kinder: Support of prep schools key to Houston’s future — Houston Chronicle
05-03-2013 Exciting new partnership between Cristo Rey Jesuit and MFAH — Cristo Rey Jesuit e-newsletter
03-06-2013 ‘A Dream Come True’: Central orchestra to give first concert in new auditorium Tuesday — Southeast Missourian
01-14-2013 New Central performance venue taking shape — Southeast Missourian
08-17-2012 Editorial: Happy about mass appeal — Houston Chronicle
08-15-2012 Houston Catholic school enrollment strong and growing — Houston Chronicle
01-22-2012 Editorial: Supporting the good work of Catholic schools — Houston Chronicle
01-20-2012 $5 million gift funds inner-city Catholic Schools in Houston — Houston Chronicle
01-12-2012 The Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston Announces $5 Million Transformational Gift from the Kinder Foundation
12-19-2011 Archdiocese announces $5 million gift from the Kinder Foundation — Texas Catholic Herald
11-24-2011 Students aren’t the only ones that benefit; teachers and parents laud the educational resources at MFAH — CultureMap
11-15-2011 Gift to KIPP Houston provides funding for UIL upgrade to athletic fields in Southwest and North Houston
08-28-2011 15 teachers honored for inspiring students — Houston Chronicle
12-09-2010 $1 million donation to expand Central High School auditorium — Southeast Missourian