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More winners from this year’s TEAMspys

Last week, we covered the first four winners from this year’s TEAMspys. Here’s a look at the winners of our last three awards, the TEAMwork Award, the Kid Focus Award, […]

KIPP NJ Senior Signing Day

Inside Senior Signing Day 2017

Each year, we host an event called Senior Signing Day, where our senior class announces where they’re going to college next year. This year, our class of 129 seniors received […]

TEAMspys 10th Anniversary

The 10th Annual TEAMspys Celebration

Each year at the TEAMspys we honor six staff members who epitomize each of our six values, plus one Mountains Beyond Mountains Award winner who consistently epitomizes them all. Here […]

KIPP NJ Arts Night

How one teacher grew an arts program into a network-wide showcase

Second and third graders, violins in hand, silently walk into the auditorium and take their seats. Katy Brodhead, the music teacher at KIPP THRIVE Academy, walks around the stage checking […]

Digging into the data behind The Prize

A couple months ago, Dale Russakoff’s The Prize came out to much acclaim. Her book focuses on the politics behind Newark’s education reform movement following Mark Zuckerberg’s $100 million dollar […]

Press from The Prize

This week, as our kids, parents and teachers get back into regular school sessions, Dale Russakoff’s much-anticipated book, “The Prize” hit shelves. The book, which has been receiving accolades for its detailed […]

KIPP Reaching Higher Together Video

Reaching Higher Together

KIPP School Summit is the annual gathering of the entire KIPP Team and Family to connect, learn, and share with our colleagues and friends from across the country. This year’s […]

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This Year at the TEAMspys

Each year, we get together as a network to celebrate hard work and achievement. And have fun. This celebration is called the TEAMspys, the Greatest Night of Your Life, after […]

TEAM Schools Blog

Welcome to the TEAM Schools Blog

Hi there. I’m Michael, and I’m glad you made it here. The TEAM Schools blog is an adventure we’re embarking on. I’m helping curate and edit this blog, but also […]

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The Greatest Night of Your Life

One Friday night each May, all of the TEAM Schools staff gather in Jersey City for a night of celebration. We call this the TEAMspys (borrowed from the ESPYs). Around […]