23 New KIPP Schools – Each One Has a Story

Ribbon Cutting at KIPP Victory Academy in St. Louis

By Richard Barth, Chief Executive Officer, KIPP Foundation Today, the KIPP network serves nearly 60,000 students in 162 schools across the country. This year alone we opened 23 new schools. That’s more schools than we’ve ever opened in one year. Each individual school that opens brings something unique and valuable to the communities it serves. […]

4 Ways to Cope with the Cost of College

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By Nya Robinson, Howard University Student & KIPP Gaston College Prep Alumna  During my senior year of high school, my teachers and counselors taught me everything I needed to know to be prepared for college. They told me to apply to a range of colleges- those considered “reach,” “match,” and “safety.” They informed me about […]

A Multigenerational, Transformational Education in Rural North Carolina

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By Tammi Sutton, Executive Director, KIPP Gaston Two weeks ago I was able to attend Myles Nicholson’s graduation from Morehouse College with Myles’ mother, grandparents, and sisters (Kayla Jackson – Pride of 2015*, Maya Jackson – Pride of 2018 and Randi Jackson – Pride of 2020). Remove the pouring rain, our drenched clothing and the thunder […]

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