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.
Richard Barth shares exciting news coming out of two KIPP communities. Thanks to recent decisions, even more students and families in Chicago and Nashville will have access to an excellent public education.
KIPP opens our 183rd school with 21 schools opening their doors for the first time this year! In this post, Richard Barth highlights four schools, the communities they are serving, and their founding leaders. Their stories are very different, but they are united by a common goal: to make sure every child has access to an education that opens doors of opportunity.
Today, Mathematica Policy Research released its third report on KIPP schools to date. Richard Barth takes this opportunity to share some context and reflect on the latest findings.
Erica Mariola, a kindergarten teacher at KIPP East Community Primary in New Orleans, won the Fishman Prize for Superlative Classroom Practice today. She’s one of only four extraordinary teachers chosen from across the country to receive this award.
KIPP Co-Founders Mike Feinberg and Dave Levin share their appreciation for teachers on National Teacher Appreciation Day: Great teaching is the heart and soul of a transformative public education, and you are proving that every single day.
Scott Shirey, Executive Director of KIPP Delta Public Schools, asked: Since we’re constantly pushing to improve our college-going support for our KIPPsters, couldn’t students outside of our schools also benefit from what we’re learning? With the help of a grant, the answer he is discovering is yes.