How do we help students harness career-relevant work opportunities? KIPP’s partnership with Accenture is one great example.
Happy new year! Keeping up with our annual tradition, KIPP CEO Richard Barth shares some highlights from 2016 and thoughts on where we are as a team and family.
To maintain America’s meritocracy and protect our democracy, our leading institutions have an obligation to invest in financial aid and open the doors of college opportunity.
By Richard Barth, Chief Executive Officer, KIPP Foundation “Match Matters.” We say that a lot at KIPP. It’s something we have really come to appreciate, particularly in the last several years of helping our kids get to, and all the way through college. Research, combined with our own students’ experiences have taught us how important […]
By Sarah Elizabeth Gonzales, First Grade Teacher, KIPP Austin Just keep swimming, just keep swimming, just keep swimming. I found myself tweeting this a few weeks ago when I was feeling what every teacher feels during certain points of the school year: PRESSURE! The pressure to do everything you can to make sure that every child […]
By Sarah Elizabeth Gonzales, Kindergarten Teacher, KIPP Austin I am sure that many of you KIPPsters (teachers, parents, students, administrators) out there are well aware of your school’s mission and have it ingrained in your memory. I know I do. “KIPP Austin will empower under-served students to strengthen the academic skills, intellectual habits and character […]
By Sarah Elizabeth Gonzales, Spanish Lead Teacher, KIPP Austin It is difficult to describe my first year of teaching and my first year at KIPP. Let’s just say it was an intense whirlwind. Now I am two months into my second year of teaching and feeling excited to have my own classroom, nervous about achieving results, […]