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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 […]

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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 […]

Student Essays Reflecting on Ferguson and Staten Island

This year, with our nation’s challenges on full display on our TV sets, we decided to give our kids an outlet both to share their fears and frustrations and also […]

Press from the Hands Off Our Future Rally

On June 9th, parents and supporters from KIPP New Jersey, North Star Academy, and other Newark charter schools held a rally at Assemblywoman Jasey’s office in Maplewood, NJ to express […]


Over the past couple weeks, in classrooms across Newark and Camden, KIPP New Jersey teachers, families, social workers, and staff have been helping our kids grapple with the fact that […]

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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 […]


This Week at TEAM Schools

This week at TEAM Schools: SPARK second graders toured around Newark, learning about different cultures for Saturday school NCA students went on college tours THRIVE first graders had a science […]

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 […]