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.
Meet Charles. KIPP Metro Atlanta alumnus and recent University of Georgia graduate. Charles plans to return to his middle school, KIPP WAYS Academy, as a Teach For America Corps Member to teach 6th grade English!
A conversation between Karen E. Cox, Fulton County Public Schools, and David Jernigan, KIPP Metro Atlanta Karen Cox participated as a fellow in KIPP’s inaugural KIPP Leadership Design Fellowship (KLDF) cohort, which has led to a stronger relationship between her and Fulton County Schools and David Jernigan and KIPP Metro Atlanta. The following is a conversation between […]
By Wheda Carletos, Fisher Fellow, KIPP Metro Atlanta I was in mid-conversation with a friend recently when she paused and then stated: “Wheda, you are married, you have three children, you are in school AND you are founding your own KIPP School! Do you think you are Superwoman?” Superwoman? Would Superwoman have piles of laundry […]
By Samuel Alsobrook, Class of 2012, KIPP Metro Atlanta One of my favorite quotes is from Audrey Hepburn. She once said, “Nothing is impossible, the word itself says: I’m Possible!” I would not have learned to be “possible” if it were not for KIPP. Growing up, I experienced some tough times. I was in and […]
By Tiffany Cunningham & Oniola Day, Sixth-Grade Students, KIPP Metro Atlanta Funtumfunafu (yes—Fun-Tum-Fu-na-Fu) is the name of a West African Adinkra symbol that represents two crocodiles who share the same stomach. Its translation means, unity for one destiny. This symbol is very important to our daily lives at KIPP Vision Academy as we are all working […]
By Jolisa, Seventh Grade Student, KIPP Metro Atlanta The first Saturday of September is an exciting time for the KIPP Scribers of KIPP STRIVE Academy. It is on this day every year that we pull out our favorite pens, not to continue writing stories, but to sign autographs! Yes, I am a published author. And […]