We’ve never been more excited about the year to come, which includes many ‘firsts’ for KIPP. New initiatives to learn more from our peers, to share more of what we know, and to adapt in order to better confront the challenges our students face. Read about three here!
Jorge Miranda, Director of High School Leadership Development at the KIPP Foundation, walks through five test-taking strategies for juniors who are preparing to take the ACT.
Lisa Altman, KIPP Instructional Sharing Manager, shares creative tips to keep your students progressing toward their reading goals over break.
What is restorative justice and how is it creating a paradigm shift in the culture at KIPP Bay Area Schools? In this post, Head of Schools Ric Zappa explains how implementing restorative justice practices has led to fewer students missing class and improved academic performance.
By Michael Alderman, Communications Manager, TEAM Schools – A KIPP Region This post was originally published on the TEAM Schools Blog. At KIPP, we know that the success of our schools comes from having great teachers and leaders who are constantly looking for tools to help all students succeed on their path to and through college. Our […]
By Carina Wells, Special Education Teacher, KIPP Baltimore My first classroom was in a small village of Mongolia. Population: 2,000. Winter Temperature: -50 degrees Fahrenheit. Given the local context, at times it was difficult to create a rigorous environment which would prepare the students I was reaching through the Peace Corps for a post-secondary education. […]
By Richard Barth, KIPP Foundation Chief Executive Officer As the leader of a national network of 141 charter schools serving over 50,000 students—88 percent of whom are eligible for free and reduced-price lunch—the most frequent question I have gotten this year is: “Are you supportive of the Common Core?” I get these questions when I […]