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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 […]

Team, Family, and World-Class Curriculum: Meet the Hamilton Family!

What are the essential ingredients for a curriculum that prepares every student for success in high school and beyond? Across our network, many families have students with siblings in both […]

Celebrating our 2019 TEAMspy Award Winners!

“We have a little boy in kindergarten who had difficulty expressing his frustration or how he was feeling, which led him to escalate very quickly. I will never forget the […]

Hot off the presses! The Fall 2018 issue of TEAM & Family

The Fall 2018 edition of TEAM & Family Magazine, a magazine written by and for the KIPP New Jersey community, was recently published! Click here or use the reader below to […]

Highlights from the 2018 TEAMspys

This year, KIPP New Jersey gave out awards for our six values, an overall Mountains Beyond Mountains Award, and for the first time, a TEAM of the Year Award. Each […]

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 […]