Shawn Bender is preparing to open an elementary school next fall: KIPP Pleasant Grove Elementary. He shares his vision for the school and how he plans to nurture all different kinds of learning styles through an arts-infused curriculum.
By Raquel Vincent, Communications Associate, KIPP Dallas-Fort Worth From our inspiring students, to our rock star teachers, to our go-big-or-go-home mentality, I could not possibly count the ways in which I love KIPP DFW. But, this is a start.
By Michael Horne, Miles Family Fellow, KIPP Dallas-Fort Worth I am a Boston Celtics fan. Yes, I live in Dallas. But prior to moving to Dallas, I lived in Boston for five years and for many Bostonians, supporting the Celtics is as much a rite of passage as it is a hobby. Seventeen championships, luminaries […]
By Michael Horne, Miles Family Fellow, KIPP Dallas-Fort Worth As the father of a one-year-old child, I am constantly amazed by the sheer excitement and earnestness with which my daughter approaches each day. Whether it was sliding down the slide for the first time, learning to use a fork and spoon, or opening a colorful […]