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“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 […]

Teaching For Civic Engagement

As Martin Luther King, Jr. once said, “Everybody can be great…because anybody can serve.” His statement raised awareness about the importance of service, and KIPP classrooms throughout New Jersey are […]

Press from the KCNA Dedication Ceremony

On Wednesday, September 16th, we dedicated the new KIPP Cooper Norcross Academy campus. The KCNA campus at Lanning Square in Camden will serve 1,000 students in grades pre-kindergarten to eighth. […]

Student Essays Reflecting on Ferguson and Staten Island

This year, with our nation’s challenges on full display on our TV sets, we decided to give our kids an outlet both to share their fears and frustrations and also […]

Press from the Hands Off Our Future Rally

On June 9th, parents and supporters from KIPP New Jersey, North Star Academy, and other Newark charter schools held a rally at Assemblywoman Jasey’s office in Maplewood, NJ to express […]

Ferguson

Over the past couple weeks, in classrooms across Newark and Camden, KIPP New Jersey teachers, families, social workers, and staff have been helping our kids grapple with the fact that […]