We know that college graduation rates are just too low for first-generation college-goers and students of color. For the past five years, KIPP has been partnering with colleges and universities across the country to help change that reality. In that time, we’ve learned some valuable lessons. Our annual KIPP School Summit provided the opportunity to take our learning one step further.
This is the recording and transcript of the speech that KIPP Foundation CEO Richard Barth gave to 3,000 attendees at KIPP School Summit in Atlanta, GA on July 25, 2016.
As we prepare to kick off a new school year at KIPP with nearly 70,000 KIPPsters in the classroom, Richard Barth shares a few quotes from KIPP School Summit to inspire and fuel us all in the months ahead.
By Richard Barth, Chief Executive Officer, KIPP Foundation One week ago, more than 6,000 members of the KIPP Team & Family came together in Houston—the city in which KIPP was founded—for the annual KIPP School Summit (KSS). From professional development sessions led by outstanding educators to student performances to our celebration at the Toyota Center, […]
By Richard Barth, Chief Executive Officer, KIPP Foundation I know that for a good number of folks reading this today, the 2012-13 school year is now underway. More folks reading this have not yet started the year (though summer school has been completed) and are getting geared up. Here’s to all of you and making […]
More than 3,000 educators met last week in Orlando for professional development and collaboration at KIPP School Summit (KSS). Maia Heyck-Merlin presented a session on personal organization systems and we invited her to share her knowledge with those who could not attend her session on the Team & Family Blog. By Maia Heyck-Merlin, Founder, The […]