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Celebrating Essential Workers in Our Newark Community

When COVID-19 arrived in March of 2020, essential workers across the world had their personal and professional lives turned upside down as they navigated a new normal. The same was […]

Connection & Community: Spotlighting the KIPP Newark Alumni Network!

On February 7th, 2020, a group of nearly sixty KIPP Newark alumni gathered for a networking happy hour at the TRYP Hotel in downtown Newark. The gathering was the culmination […]

What’s New in Newark? These Three Schools!

In August of 2021, KIPP Newark will welcome three new schools to our team and family. All three have ambitious and creative plans to support student learning! The video above […]

“You Have to Be Nice to Yourself:” Advice From My Fourth Graders On Navigating Remote Learning.

Remote learning is not what I signed on for when I became a teacher. The physical distance makes it very difficult for me to be there for my kids. But […]

From Newark to Camden —A New Generation of STEM Learners Are Preparing to Solve the Problems of the 21st Century

Fashion websites and Fortnite apps. Load-pushing robots and model solar homes. A technology-equipped running vest and a toy designed especially for children with cerebral palsy. Are these the latest innovations […]

Beyond the Classroom

Extracurriculars, community partnerships and teaching the whole child at KIPP New Jersey’s schools. At KIPP Whittier Middle School, KIPP New Jersey’s newest school in Camden, 100 fifth graders last year […]

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Introducing the First Edition of the TEAM & Family Magazine

This fall, we launched our first edition of the KIPP New Jersey TEAM & Family Magazine – a magazine for the KIPP New Jersey community. While we will post articles […]

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 […]

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Promises Made to Children are Sacred

By Yanae McCray, KIPP TEAM and Newark Collegiate Academy Alumna Yanae spoke to a group of KIPP New Jersey teachers and staff during our first Heartbeat Day – a day […]

Mark Joseph Letter to Myself

Dear Mark, A Letter to Myself

By Mark Joseph, 6th Grade Math Teacher at KIPP Rise Academy. He wrote this letter to himself after completing his tenth year of teaching at the end of the 2016-17 […]