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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 […]

Supporting Mental Health: Breaking the Stigma, Lifting Up Students and Families.

This piece was featured in our Spring 2020 Newark edition of TEAM and Family magazine.  Social worker Keneisha Newland knew the student—a fourth grader at KIPP SPARK Academy—was struggling. Teachers […]

Promoting Equity: Resources to Counter Racism

The events of recent weeks have brought widespread attention to the systemic racism present in the U.S and the injustices that our students and families—nearly all people of color—experience on […]

Here’s 5 Tips to Help Interns (And Their Supervisors!) Make the Most of a Virtual Internship This Summer

By Samantha Crockett College students and recent graduates fortunate enough to have landed a summer internship during the COVID-19 pandemic might be wondering what the experience will look like outside […]

Through Learning and Love—These KIPP Lanning Square Primary Teachers Support Students in Quarantine

In less than a week, teachers and school leaders at KIPP New Jersey acted quickly to allow students to continue learning safely after social distancing requirements were announced.  When our […]

Nailing your video interview is more important than ever. Here’s how to do it.

What’s new, what’s the same, how to get to the next step in your career. Do you remember your first time preparing for an interview? It probably involved picking out […]

From Student to Teacher: How One Teacher Found Success—and Support—at KIPP Newark.

  Even during his high school years as a student in Jersey City, Justice Baskin knew he wanted to pursue a service-oriented career. As a student at Caldwell University, this […]

A Day in the Life of a KIPP NJ Special Education Teacher

My name is Maggie Jennings and I’m a learning specialist at KIPP Lanning Square Primary. The best part of being a learning specialist is being on two teams—the 2nd grade […]

KIPP Lanning Square’s Health Center: Elevating Student Health–and Expanding Learning–One Visit at a Time

Like many parents, KIPP Lanning Square mom Anna Martinez is pretty busy. With three children– a kindergartner and first grader at KIPP Lanning Square Primary and a sixth grader at […]

The Road to College Scholarships Starts Here

If you’re the parent of a high school junior or senior, you may notice your student dragging their feet when it comes time to apply for scholarships. From gathering letters […]