Celebrating 21 New KIPP Schools from Coast to Coast

Esmeralda Cardoso

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.

From the Court to the Classroom

KIPP Dallas-Fort Worth

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 […]

Why I Pursued the Miles Family Fellowship

Mr. Horn with student. Excellence Charter School of Bedford Stuyvesant, a public school, prepares young boys to succeed in school and graduate from outstanding high schools and colleges.  The school focuses on boys because African-American boys in the community struggle more academically and have a higher drop-out rate than girls.

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 […]


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