KIPP Lanning Square’s Health Center: Elevating Student Health–and Expanding Learning–One Visit at a Time

Like many parents, KIPP Lanning Square mom Anna Martinez is pretty busy. With three children– a kindergartner and first grader at KIPP Lanning Square Primary and a sixth grader at […]

The Road to College Scholarships Starts Here

If you’re the parent of a high school junior or senior, you may notice your student dragging their feet when it comes time to apply for scholarships. From gathering letters […]

Safe on Social: Help Your Child Stay Safe Online Heading into the School Year

It’s a new school year, and for many parents, this means it’s time to take a closer look at how often–and how safely–their children are using social media. Platforms like […]

Transitioning to Middle School is Tough. Here’s How You Can Help Make it Easier for Your Child.

“Who do I sit with at lunch? How can I juggle several classes with different teachers? How much homework will I have?” These are just a fraction of the questions […]

My Child Has an IEP. What’s Next?

Navigating services for a child with an Individualized Education Plan (IEP) can be tricky. Often, complicated acronyms and a slew of unfamiliar language can make it hard to know how […]

Our Kids Love to Learn, and We Do Too: Our 2019-2020 Academic Priority

Each year, KIPP New Jersey chooses one unifying academic priority to implement across the schools in our network. Often these goals reflect what we want to see taking place in […]

How the School Across the Street Changed My Life—And Helped Me Reach College

This summer, I’m preparing to enter my senior year in college: working at a burger shop, registering for courses, binge-watching “back to school” videos, and completing an internship with KIPP […]

From the Mouths of Teachers: Five Tips to Set Your Child Up for Success This School Year

Summer is winding to an end and it’s time for your child to head back to school. For most families, this means juggling relationships with new teachers, social challenges for […]

Our 2019 Heartbeat Summit: Learning, Connection, and Celebration!

“Gaudi started building La Sagrada Familia in Barcelona in the 1880s. By the time he died in 1926, the cathedral was nowhere finished. For many years it went untouched, until […]

Team, Family, and World-Class Curriculum: Meet the Hall/St. Clair Family!

What are the essential ingredients for a curriculum that prepares every student for success beyond high school? Many of our families have siblings in elementary, middle, and high school who […]