Our Stories

The Opportunity of High School

by Ariel Reynolds on Jun 29, 2016

Thomas Goldsbury's teaching story begins as a KIPP Saturday School tutor. He now teaches Calculus at KHHS.

Ilene Benzman: KIPP Legend

by KIPP Houston on Jun 23, 2016

At KIPP we often showcase "To and Through College" achievements, but what about those other Big KIPPsters who make it “Through and To Retirement”?

Incredible Classroom

by Ariel Reynolds on Jun 14, 2016

First-grade Legacy teacher, Spencer Russell, has high standards for his classroom and his KIPPsters rise to meet them every time.

The Marshmallow Test

by KIPP Houston on Jun 04, 2016

Learn the reason KIPP hands out bags of marshmallows every year at their annual pennant ceremony!

By the Numbers: KIPP Through College

by Archie McCoy on Jun 02, 2016

We are proud of all of our KIPPsters on their climbs up the mountain to and through college.

Helping Others Beat the Odds

by Lupita Talley on Jun 02, 2016

KIPP ZENITH teacher, Claudia Cardenas, is a KIPP alumna who climbed the mountain to college and is now giving back to students like her.