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The Collective Power of KIPP Pueblo Unido

Posted by Courtney Reed on Sep 5, 2019 1:26:01 PM

KIPP SoCal’s newest school, KIPP Pueblo Unido, opened its doors for the first time this school year in Maywood! The name of the school is derived from the United Farm Workers’ slogan “el pueblo unido jamas sera vencido,” which translates to “the people united will never be defeated.” School Leader Tessa Mizokami chose this name because she believes in the collective power of students, families, and school team to create social change and ensure student success. 

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Topics: KIPP Pueblo Unido

KIPP SoCal Responds to DHS Public Charge Rule Changes

Posted by Dr. Manny A. Aceves on Aug 23, 2019 3:09:16 PM

Manny Aceves is the Chief External Impact Officer for KIPP SoCal Public Schools

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Topics: KIPP Is Community

Starting Strong

Posted by KIPP SoCal on Aug 9, 2019 11:39:52 AM

Last week, more than 1,000 KIPP SoCal team members joined together in Anaheim at the second annual Start Strong regional professional development event. 

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Topics: Professional Development

New Teacher Orientation Prepares Team for 2019-20 School Year!

Posted by KIPP SoCal on Aug 2, 2019 12:53:40 PM

Last week, more than 200 KIPP SoCal teachers came together for New Teacher Orientation. This intensive, three-day professional development series offered sessions on self-care, advocacy, brand ambassadorship, revolutionary love, teaching and learning, and trauma-informed instruction while allowing teachers to bond with their new Team and Family and better understand the KIPP SoCal approach.

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Standing for All KIPPsters

Posted by KIPP LA on May 28, 2019 2:49:03 PM

While May is Mental Health Awareness month, KIPP LA invests in the social-emotional development and mental health of students all year round, including our LGBTQ+ students. We believe that all students can succeed if given the right opportunities and support.

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Topics: Positive School Culture

KIPP LA is Becoming KIPP SoCal Public Schools!

Posted by KIPP LA on May 17, 2019 10:01:30 AM
As another school year comes to a close, we are pleased to share an exciting update about our KIPP LA community. KIPP LA Public Schools will become KIPP SoCal Public Schools, expanding our footprint to include San Diego in addition to the greater Los Angeles area!
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Tips from the 3rd Annual Parent Summit on Healthy Communication & Nurturing a Child's Purpose

Posted by KIPP LA on May 8, 2019 2:44:54 PM

Over 200 KIPP LA families recently gathered at Cathedral Plaza in downtown Los Angeles for the 3rd annual KIPP LA Parent Summit hosted by the KIPP LA Family Ambassadors. Families heard from panelists about setting a strong foundation to help achieve a healthy environment and a culture of open communication with children. Read on for top tips from mental health experts, educators, and even a U.S. Olympian!

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Celebrating "Herstory" at KIPP Corazón

Posted by KIPP LA on Mar 28, 2019 2:11:13 PM

Throughout the month of March, students at KIPP Corazón Academy in South Gate have been discussing gender identity and the role of gender in navigating today's systems as a way of celebrating international women's history month.

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Topics: Positive School Culture

Incorporating Women's History Month in the Classroom

Posted by KIPP LA on Mar 21, 2019 3:32:04 PM

Families at KIPP Promesa Prep in Boyle Heights fundraised to expand their KIPPsters’ classroom libraries. To celebrate influential women who have contributed to the Women’s Rights Movement of their time, each KPP classroom was able to purchase racially-inclusive books about Selena, Sonia Sotomayor, Michelle Obama, Malala Yousafzai, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Sojourner Truth, Venus & Serena Williams, or Celia Cruz.

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Topics: Positive School Culture

KIPP LA Supports Bill Establishing Transparency & Accountability for all CA Public Charter Schools

Posted by KIPP LA on Mar 6, 2019 1:53:50 PM

On Tuesday, March 5 Governor Gavin Newsom signed Senate Bill (SB) 126 by Senator Connie Leyva (D-Chino) and Assembly Member Patrick O’Donnell (D - District 70), which calls for standardized oversight practices for all California public charter schools.

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