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November 19, 2018
50 years in, why the fight for Mexican-American studies in schools is still in its early stages
The focus on expanding Mexican-American Studies is pivoting from higher education to K-12 schools in the Southwest.
November 13, 2018
Adams 14 board rejects new KIPP charter school in district
The Adams 14 school board voted unanimously against the KIPP charter school application.
November 8, 2018
Fits and starts: Inside KIPP’s school-by-school discipline transformation
It was the second meeting of a group meant to defuse conflicts at KIPP Camino, and there was plenty to defuse. Whether a certain K-pop…
November 1, 2018
Bringing a civics lesson to life, KIPP schools host a citizenship ceremony on campus
One hundred and fifty immigrants were moments away from taking their oath of citizenship on Tuesday when a high school student named Armando began to…
November 1, 2018
Teacher residencies have many admirers but still train few teachers. California may be about to change that.
California recently earmarked $75 million to create new residencies and expand existing ones — enough to jumpstart programs that face unique funding challenges.
October 29, 2018
Anti-Semitism is on the rise in schools. After Pittsburgh, teachers grapple with a response.
Educators must figure out how to address events that have upset students and their families while seeking to avoid being accused of pushing a political agenda.
October 25, 2018
In Newark, a former student returns to his middle school for a new lesson: how to teach
Yumar Wheeler was working as a security guard when he got an offer to return to his former middle school and train to become a teacher.
October 16, 2018
How football prepared me for my first year of teaching (but maybe not the second)
A former football player writes about how his gridiron experience helped him be a classroom teacher in Memphis.
October 10, 2018
Adams 14 superintendent asks board to deny KIPP application, rejecting advice from his staff
The Adams 14 board will vote on the KIPP recommendations next month.
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October 9, 2018
At this KIPP high school, a new tactic for getting students to college: bringing college to them
Bard College is enrolling half of KIPP Renaissance’s juniors in a program designed to end with them earning an associate’s degree.
October 5, 2018
Adams 14 board getting ready to make decision on charter that has divided community
The Adams 14 board will hear recommendations on the KIPP application Tuesday, and will vote in November.
August 28, 2018
Gates Foundation gives $92 million to networks of schools in latest reform effort
Most of the 19 new grants are going to nonprofit organizations, including a group of urban California districts and New Visions, a New York City-based network.
July 24, 2018
New documents show what KIPP told Mike Feinberg leading up to his firing
An initial probe into an allegation of sexual abuse against the co-founder of the KIPP charter school network was "unable to confirm or substantiate" the claim.
Updated July 19, 2018
Newark Public Schools wants more of its graduates to finish college. KIPP charter network wants to help.
The KIPP charter-school network will train Newark Public Schools guidance counselors on how to help students pick the right college.
June 28, 2018
KIPP charter network launching biliteracy program at new Denver elementary school
KIPP officials heard from families in southwest Denver who wanted a bilingual education for their children.
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