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Mykel: Gratitude and Giving Back

Mykel: Gratitude and Giving Back

I can’t emphasize enough how influential KIPP’s support has been throughout my journey. I’ve made sure to take advantage of every opportunity that has been presented to me.

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John: Five with a Founder

John: Five with a Founder

KIPP Inquire is doing everything to promote child development and well-being; the one thing that no one wants is a cookie-cutter, one-size-fits-all solution.

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Gillian: The Joy of Being Back in the Classroom

Gillian: The Joy of Being Back in the Classroom

Gillian Wallace, Kindergarten Teacher, KIPP Freedom Elementary School In a year that we will all remember for millions of students’ attending school from their kitchen tables and bedrooms, Gillian Wallace has the honor of being one of the first...

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Michael: Science Curriculum for this Moment

Michael: Science Curriculum for this Moment

Michael Becker, Science Teacher, KIPP NYC College Prep High School Michael Becker knows a lot about the COVID-19 vaccine. He teaches 12th graders the Psychology and Environmental Science courses, which include a newly developed five-part curriculum...

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Dominique: Q&A – Five with a Founder

Dominique: Q&A – Five with a Founder

Dominique Mejia, Founding Principal, KIPP Affirm Middle School Born in the Bronx, Dominique Mejia was one of KIPP NYC’s first students back in the ‘90s. In August 2021, she will be the first KIPP alum to open and lead a KIPP school. We spoke with...

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Taeva Alvarado: We Are Family at KIPP NYC

Taeva Alvarado: We Are Family at KIPP NYC

While this is Ian’s first year at KIPP All Middle School, his mother, Taeva Alvarado, is leaning in and is taking an active role in the future direction of KIPP NYC. Taeva is a member of the inaugural KIPP NYC Family Advisory Council, which meets...

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Brandi Womack: Where There’s A Need, She Leads

Brandi Womack: Where There’s A Need, She Leads

Brandi Womack is only five months into her career at KIPP NYC, but you wouldn’t know it by the three leadership roles she is managing. In this unprecedented year for education, Brandi is serving as the operational leader for our in-person learning...

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Creating Change at KIPP NYC College Prep High School

Creating Change at KIPP NYC College Prep High School

We are incredibly fortunate to have student activists like Mariama Sow and Gregory Hamilton from the KIPP NYC College Prep Class of 2021 creating a lasting impact that will benefit thousands of students in the years to come. Our goal is to...

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Alumni Siblings to Volunteer at our Food Pantry

Alumni Siblings to Volunteer at our Food Pantry

"KIPP has provided me with the tools and exposure to be able to reach different heights and dream bigger." – Lisandro, KIPP NYC alum, Cornell University 2020 On top of their internships this summer with KIPP NYC, siblings and KIPP alumni Lisandro...

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Summer Superstar: Veronica

Summer Superstar: Veronica

KIPP NYC College Prep High School senior Veronica kept herself busy over the summer of 2020! She participated in the Expeditionaries program at the Basecamp School where she worked with a team of students to develop a concept for a mobile app that...

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Our Commitment to Anti-Racism

Black Lives Matter is the civil rights movement of our time. The unjust and violent murders of Black Americans have made anti-blackness more visible than ever before. On the one hand, adding a multitude of voices to the phrase “Black Lives Matter”...

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How to be a Co-Conspirator for a Better Tomorrow

How to be a Co-Conspirator for a Better Tomorrow

“In the age of being woke, people assume that because they’re in education or because they work in our schools, it automatically makes them anti-racist,” says KIPP Infinity Elementary dean Eric Cato. “But being just an ally is not enough,” he argues.

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KIPP NYC In The News

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