What Sharing and Collaboration Looks like at KIPP


By Carie Page & Lisa Altman, Knowledge Sharing Team, KIPP Foundation At KIPP, sharing has long been part of our culture. In our schools, teachers huddle to share lesson plans and innovative ideas. In regional and school offices, staff and leaders brainstorm strategies to make each school year better.

Mathematica Releases its Second Major Report on KIPP


By Richard Barth, KIPP Chief Executive Officer I want to take a moment to tell you about an important new independent report on KIPP. Today, Mathematica released its second report on KIPP middle schools—the most comprehensive and rigorous research on KIPP to date. You can read the full report here, and the executive summary here. […]

How Do I Effectively Check for Understanding?


By Elliott Witney, Former KIPP School Leader, Current KIPP Instructional Coach and Spring Branch Independent School District Executive Director In early November of 1997 I was teaching fifth grade Math in Houston, TX. As I often did on Sunday nights, I called my mentor Harriett Ball panicked about the week to come and looking for […]


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