KBK in the News
The Power of Young People to Change the World - Kids Helping Kids
The recent pandemic has only amplified the existing academic challenges faced by marginalized groups in America. This week’s guest, Daxton Gutekunst, believes there is no one better to help young people in need than other young people.
Creating K-16 Collaboratives: Insights and Challenges
In this session a panel of university faculty and a member of K-16 youth organization will discuss the issue of how best to develop and support university/K-12 school collaborations. Questions to be addressed include: 1) who should initiate such collaborations, 2) how can they be integrated into the academic programs at both levels of education, and 3) what role should each participating entity play in the development, implementation, and evaluation of such efforts.
California Teen Starts Peer Tutoring Nonprofit That Serves Refugee and Immigrant Kids
For immigrant and refugee children starting a new life with their families in the United States, there’s no doubt that school can be extremely intimidating. That’s why Daxton Gutekunst, a 16-year-old from San Diego, created his nonprofit, Kid By Kid.
Kid By Kid’s 4-Year Effort Addressing Education Gap Recognizes Students’ Commitment with Awards Ceremony
Kid By Kid reached the remarkable milestone of 10,000 tutoring hours.
Local Kids Join Forces to Creatively Impact Kids’ Physical Health and Education
Local Refugee Students Work with High School Mentors to Close the Education Gap
LOCAL KIDS WORKING TO CLOSE COVID-19 EDUCATION GAP