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.
Congratulations to everyone on such a terrific start to the school year! We’ve opened 17 new schools and our network is now 200 schools strong, educating nearly 80,000 KIPPsters across the country.
Lonneshia Webb, a College Persistence Manager at KIPP LA Schools, supports students who are in college and striving to reach graduation day. She know what sorts of challenges these students may encounter — because she’s faced them herself. Learn how she’s making an impact on her community and helping KIPP alumni reach their highest potential.
Meet Alejandra. KIPP LA alumna and recent Boston University graduate. Alejandra plans to use her degree to make medical devices and eventually, to improve access to healthcare in underdeveloped countries.
College Ambassadors aim to connect KIPP alumni on campus with one another, resources & campus supports. The College Ambassador program is a part of KIPP’s larger effort to connect all KIPP alumni on the same college campus or geographic area—known as College Connections—to ensure they persist through college. On campuses with significant numbers of KIPP […]
By Vanessa Salomon (far left in above photo), KIPP LA Prep alumna, recent graduate of Environmental Science and Technology High School. As the author of Lean in: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead and founder of LeanIn.org, Sheryl Sandberg has been traveling the country, encouraging and supporting women to “lean in” to their ambitions. […]
KIPP School Summit (KSS) is the annual gathering for the entire KIPP Team & Family to connect, learn, and share. We asked KIPP teachers and school leaders which sessions they were most excited for this year. Below is what they had to say. Attendees share their favorite sessions: Comprehension for English Language Learners and Vocabulary […]