On May 1st, many of our KIPP LA alumni prepared for the next chapter of their lives by committing to the colleges of their choice on National College Decision Day. Read on for details of their acceptances.
MIddle-school students at KIPP Academy of Innovation in East Los Angeles recently participated in a special, virtual reality experience presented by Uber and Bell Helicopter. The companies are partnering to develop flying air taxis and wanted to share the future of technology with the future generation of engineers, scientists, designers, and mathematicians. Read on for more details.
Today, KIPP and the Sheryl Sandberg and Dave Goldberg Family Foundation (SGFF) announced that four Los Angeles high school seniors – Alejandra Ruelas, Anaid Garcia, Gerardo Alvarez, and Metztli Garcia – have been selected as recipients of the 2018 Goldberg Scholarship. They are among 30 students who were selected from nearly 350 applicants nationwide to be part of this inaugural cohort of Goldberg Scholars. Read on for more details.
Topics: Focus on Excellence
The KIPP LA Public Schools 2017 annual report is now available!
With 98 percent of KIPP LA students identifying as Black or Latino, our schools make it a priority to celebrate diversity not only during national holidays, but throughout the year. Read on to learn more about recent cultural events held at a few of our South Los Angeles schools.
Topics: Positive School Culture
Hundreds of KIPP LA students participated in the 20th anniversary of the national “Read Across America Day” program. The event is held each year on March 2, Dr. Seuss’s birthday, to celebrate a love of reading. Learn more from participants below.
In this final installment of Innovation Day blogs, KIPP LA’s regional innovation coordinator, Shawn Jackson, shares resources from his presentation, “Designing an Equitable Classroom.”
KIPP LA recently hosted the fourth annual Innovation Day, a professional development event that gives educators an opportunity to create meaningful connections & gain practical approaches and tools to use in their classrooms. KIPP LA will post a series of blogs with important resources shared during Innovation Day that will pave the way to equity for students. Click here to view the first of the series about English Language Learner resources and read on for pro tips on incorporating Google Classroom to meet the needs of students.
Twelve students from the KIPP Raices Academy student council volunteered at the Eastmont Community Center this week to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Students ranging from kindergarten to fourth grade recited an original poem, passed out student-made Valentines, and read to the senior residents of the center. Read on for heartfelt student responses regarding the event and check out the video for some adorable footage of the KIPP volunteers.
KIPP LA recently hosted the fourth annual Innovation Day, which gives educators an opportunity to create meaningful connections & gain practical approaches and tools to use in their classrooms. KIPP LA will post a series of blogs with important resources shared during Innovation Day that will pave the way to equity for students. Read on for innovative approaches to engage English Language Learners.
Topics: Positive School Culture