All posts by KIPP New Jersey Staff

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 […]

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4 Things Parents Should Know About KIPP NJ Schools

by Modiegi Notoane-Eugene, School Leader Fellow, KIPP THRIVE Academy People hear a lot about the academics at KIPP NJ. It’s natural given the high levels at which our students are […]

Managing grade transitions for you and your children

Moving to a higher grade level or a new school is an exciting time for your child and you, but it can also cause some anxiety. However, with the right […]

Parent Power – How KIPP Families are Impacting our Communities

How KIPP Families are Impacting our Communities “I’ll be your mom until your mom comes,” are the words Tameeka Walden, a member of the KIPP Life Academy Parent Partner Association […]

Six Tips to Help Your Student Succeed

Six Ways to Help Your Child Succeed This School Year

Parents are their child’s first­—and often most important—teacher. Support from parents is key to helping children get and stay on track to academic success. Here are a few ideas of […]

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Building Civically Engaged Students Does More Than Benefit Communities: It Supports College Success

by Jeff Fleming, KIPP Newark Collegiate Academy High School History department chair and teacher Students who participate in a civic engagement curriculum build critical skills needed to attend and complete […]

But When Can I Get Out of Special Education?

Guest post by Farida Mallah, founding teacher, KIPP Pathways “But when can I get out of special education?” That was 10-year-old Kamar’s question after he grew five reading levels in […]