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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 […]

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 […]