Why We Support the Common Core

KIPP New York schools, photographed by Ethan Pines for the KIPP Foundation, February 2014, New York, NY.

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 […]

Why College Match Matters

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By Craig Robinson, National Director of KIPP Through College, KIPP Foundation Between now and May 1, nearly 3,000 KIPPsters will submit applications to colleges ranging from Syracuse University in NY to San Jose State University in CA, and everywhere in between. While there are many colleges to choose from, one of the most crucial decisions […]

KIPP Foundation Featured Jobs

Featured-Jobs

There are many opportunities to join the KIPP Foundation and support the growing number of KIPP schools across the country. Check out KIPP Careers to see all job openings or click on one of the featured jobs below. Featured jobs:  Operations Director: The KIPP Operations Director will develop and execute a strategy to increase operational management […]

Got Gratitude? Show Your Gratitude 2013

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By Lisa Altman & Carie Page, Knowledge Sharing Team, KIPP Foundation At KIPP, we’re thankful for one another. Not just for the big and small ways that our teachers and leaders reach out to support each other every day, but also for the ways that our growing network of schools gives us the opportunity to […]

My Advice to KIPP Teachers

Chalianna in her KIPP sweatshirt (left) and at college graduation (right).

By Chalianna Lopez, KIPP NYC Class of 2006 & KIPP Foundation Operations Manager After spending eight years hearing that I will climb the mountain to college, I looked around my Women’s Studies classroom at Barnard College thinking, ‘I finally did it!’ This is THE moment that everyone at KIPP talked about and what my family […]

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