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Connection, Creativity, and Service: Extracurriculars During COVID-19 

When COVID-19 schools forced schools to go remote in March of 2020, KIPP Newark Collegiate Academy senior Makylia McGee didn’t know what the move meant for her favorite school club, […]

“History is Now:” A Day in the Life of Remote Teaching With Ms. Cabrera

When Jo’Nella Ellerbe Cabrera started her position as a founding history teacher at KIPP Newark Lab High School in 2019, she never thought she would be teaching remotely before the […]

6 Tips For Choosing the Right School For Your Child

By the time a child in the U.S. graduates from high school, they will have spent over 13,000 hours in school—so it’s no surprise that parents across the country spend […]

We Set The Weather: Helping Children Stay Mentally Healthy in a Time of Uncertainty

How can my child maintain relationships with friends and family? How do I explain what we see on the news? What can I ask to find out if my child […]

Alumni Entrepreneurs Make Their Mark

Our alumni have big dreams, and they’re making them a reality. These four young entrepreneurs represent only a fraction of our team and family who are making their mark by […]

Community Voices: Shaping a More Equitable World

Breonna Taylor. Eric Garner. Tamir Rice. Trayvon Martin. These names represent only a small fraction of the people killed by police violence. This year, the murder of George Floyd brought […]

The Road to College During COVID-19: Six Tips for Success

This year, the class of 2020 faced challenges on their journey to college that their predecessors at KIPP Newark Collegiate Academy never encountered: the effects of a global pandemic. Between […]

Meet Mahesh Kumar!

KIPP Newark Lab High School teacher Mahesh Kumar knows what his students are going through as they tackle remote learning—he was in their shoes just five months ago! A recent […]

A Year of Firsts: How to Support Your Kindergartner’s Development During Remote Learning

By Jordan Barry  I’ve been teaching young students for the past five school years—but our virtual launch this year meant that the first weeks of the school year were full […]

Celebrating Our 2020 TEAMspy Winners!

The 13th Annual TEAMspy Awards looked a little different this year—because this school year looked very different. But that doesn’t mean we didn’t take the time to celebrate the incredible […]