Sam Routhier, a World History teacher at KIPP NYC College Prep, started his teaching career wondering how to engage his students. Now in his ninth year of teaching, he reflects on the lessons he’s learned along the way and why he still loves taking his students to The Met.
Alaina Chipman is preparing to open an elementary school next fall: KIPP Memphis University Elementary. In the age of #BlackLivesMatter, she shares her vision for the school and how they will prepare students to be citizens who are successful beyond the classroom walls.
With 2015 drawing to a close, CEO Richard Barth shares some highlights of what we’ve been up to, and his gratitude for all those who helped make it happen.
Towana Pierre-Floyd shares her vision for the school she plans to open next fall: Early College Academy at KIPP Renaissance High School. She reflects on travel experiences that shaped her, and looks forward to leading a school where students focus on values like excellence, global perspective and self-identity.
Lisa Altman, KIPP Instructional Sharing Manager, shares creative tips to keep your students progressing toward their reading goals during the holiday break.
At the Rales Health Center, a full-service medical clinic located inside KIPP Baltimore’s campus, students can see Dr. Connor, get their prescriptions, and take care of routine medical needs—all without leaving the school building. We sat down with Dr. Connor to learn more about the Rales Health Center, why she’s excited about the partnership, and her number one health tip for parents.
There’s a watershed moment happening on college campuses. From large universities like Mizzou and Yale to small colleges like Amherst and Claremont McKenna, students are speaking out against systemic racism in higher education. KIPP’s National Director of KIPP Through College offers a few thoughts for students of color currently navigating the waters on college campuses this fall.