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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 […]

Running and Mentorship Meet in Central Park

On a warm spring morning in Central Park, more than 70 young runners took off from a starting line for a four mile run as part of the YAI Central […]

Freezing Summer Melt

Being accepted to college is a major milestone in your child’s senior year of high school. Seniors may feel like their future is set and excitedly start planning how they’ll […]

Five Tips (and Five Books!) to Help Your Family Soar into Summer Reading

School will soon be out for the summer and studies show that how students fill their time has a big impact on their academic growth and whether students retain the […]

A Day In the Life of a KIPP Student

Our students are in school early and stay late to maximize their learning time. Here is a glimpse of what a sample day can look like across elementary, middle, and […]

KIPP Alumni in the Classroom

For years we’ve focused on hiring the best teachers to support our students and help them achieve their dreams. And over the past few years that has meant hiring some […]

“We Want to Be a Part of Their Stories:” KIPP NJ Alumni Inspired by Industry Leaders at Inaugural Alumni Summit

Last Thursday, KIPP Newark Collegiate Academy (NCA) alumna Edvina Jones departed Newark, New Jersey’s Hahne and Co. Building and opened Instagram. “Today, I was offered two jobs and five interviews […]

Strong Readers, Strong Leaders: 7 Ways To Help Your Child Build a Love of Reading

BUILDING A LIFELONG LOVE OF READING among students can seem like no easy task for both parents and educators who must compete with smartphones, social media, and extracurricular activities. Yet […]