Education — News and Press Releases

Date Title/Source Organization Category
06-03-2024 How the Philanthropy of Nancy and Rich Kinder Has Shaped Houston — Houstonia , ,
02-01-2024 Persons of the Year – Philanthropy: Richard Kinder — InTown Magazine , ,
12-16-2022 Founders’ keepers — MIZZOU Magazine
12-01-2022 Checking in with 2011 Kinder Excellence in Teaching Award Recipient Keith Desrosiers
11-01-2022 Kinder Institute to expand constitutional democracy program with $25M donation — Columbia Missourian
11-01-2022 $25 million Kinder gift expands opportunities for students
06-26-2022 Checking in with 2012 Kinder Excellence in Teaching Award Recipient James Sheridan
06-26-2022 Catching up with 2012 Kinder Excellence in Teaching Award Recipient James Sheridan
03-08-2022 Catching up with 2018 Kinder Excellence in Teaching Award Recipient Elizabeth Rodriguez
12-01-2021 Rice University has named a new director at the Kinder Institute for Urban Research — Houston Public Media
12-01-2021 Ruth López Turley named next director of Rice’s Kinder Institute for Urban Research
10-26-2021 Houston edtech nonprofit grows its technology with $440K grant from Kinder Foundation — InnovationMap
09-27-2021 Twelve Houston Educators Receive Prestigious Kinder Excellence in Teaching Award
06-30-2021 Kinder Excellence in Teaching Award Alumni Spotlight: Johanna Sanchez
06-29-2021 New Funds, New Normal, and a New Day for Education
03-31-2021 Kinder Excellence in Teaching Award Alumni Spotlight: Caitlin Wales
12-14-2020 Connecting with Excellence: Kinder Excellence in Teaching Awards 2020
06-29-2020 Kinder Institute on Constitutional Democracy announces distinguished MU alumna Jean Becker to serve on advisory board
03-09-2020 SPARK receives $5 million from Houston Endowment and Kinder Foundation to build and improve parks at 30 Houston-area schools ,
02-28-2020 Houston 2030 — Houston CityBook ,
01-15-2020 Kinder Foundation names Patra Brannon-Isaac as Director of Education
12-09-2019 Does Charity Still Start at Home? Exploring the State of Place-Based Giving — Inside Philanthropy , ,
11-20-2019 Rich Kinder’s foundation gives major university $10M to fund new degrees — Houston Business Journal
11-12-2019 $10 million gift to the Kinder Institute will support the study of constitutional democracy at Mizzou
11-12-2019 MU celebrates $10 million donation to Kinder Institute — Columbia Daily Tribune
11-12-2019 Gift will expand MU constitutional democracy degrees — Columbia Missourian
10-16-2019 New theater, Discovery Green offer HSPVA students more exposure — Houston Chronicle , ,
10-07-2019 Spring Woods High School teacher awarded big money for extra efforts — Houston Chronicle
09-30-2019 Kinder Foundation Honors Twelve Exceptional Houston-Area School Teachers
09-30-2019 Kinder Foundation Honors Twelve Exceptional Houston-Area School Teachers
08-05-2019 900,000 Good Reasons to Transform Education in Houston
07-11-2019 Good Reason Houston Awarded $20 Million in Grants from Houston Endowment and Kinder Foundation to Increase the Number of Students in High-Performing Public Schools in Houston
07-05-2019 Good Reason aims to make all of Houston’s public schools good ones — Houston Chronicle
06-13-2019 Kinder degrees at MU would focus on constitutional democracy, Atlantic history — The Missourian
06-10-2019 SPARKing Change in Houston’s Park Deserts , ,
06-04-2019 Aldine turn-around plan could mean replacing staff, longer days at two schools — Houston Chronicle
04-05-2019 Mizzou in Oxford ,
03-08-2019 Good Reason Houston aims for 60K more students in top-rated schools — Houston Chronicle
02-19-2019 New Education Research Center established in Houston
02-18-2019 Investing to ensure every child’s success — TribTalk
02-16-2019 The Missouri Crisis at 200: Kinder Institute kicks off bicentennial commemoration — The Columbia Missourian
02-15-2019 Houston’s home for future superstars debuts dramatic new center — CultureMap
02-14-2019 Houston’s Most Dramatic New School Opens With Curtain Raising Performances Worthy of $88.3 Million Project — PaperCity
02-12-2019 New Kinder HSPVA campus opens, ushering in next chapter for Houston’s talented fine arts students
02-11-2019 Kinder HSPVA Grand Opening Downtown — The Buzz Magazines
01-08-2019 Progress Report: HCC’s Z-Degree Program
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
09-22-2018 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