Our Stories

Our Newest Schools: KIPP Unity Primary and KIPP Academy West

by Sarah Brock on May 21, 2015

Kaleena Rosenbauer and Steve Khadam-Hir each share their paths to opening a KIPP school. The pair developed character strengths to focus on with their students.

Son Han: The Highlight of My Week

by KIPP Houston on May 13, 2015

KIPP's Controller, Son, started out as a volunteer and fell in love with our work and mission. He considers himself grateful.

Haley Bonilla: KIPP Teacher and Mother

by KIPP Houston on May 10, 2015

It’s no secret we work hard at KIPP. “Work hard. Be nice.” is our central mantra. Learn how Haley embraces being a healthy mother and successful KIPP leader.

Hortencia Mata: A Mother's Plea in Chronicle

by KIPP Houston on May 07, 2015

Parents should not be punished by lack of state finances for wanting the best for their children. Read why this Houston mother believes public charter schools are the right choice.

Teachers: We Appreciate.

by Chris Gonzalez on May 05, 2015

As we reflect on the year and teachers in our lives, we know that the words “Thank You” just don’t have the weight they deserve.

KIPP Derrick Calvert

D. Calvert: Catching Enthusiasm

by Sarah Brock on May 03, 2015

KIPP Northeast's founding 9th-grade English teacher Derrick Calvert sees himself in his kids and gives as much energy as he expects in his students.

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