News & Stories Blog

On January 16, KIPP Philosophers Academy (KPA) celebrated the life and legacy of Dr. Ma...

After the pandemic, KIPP Scholar Academy School Leader Tiffany Moore noticed a significant dip in reading growth and achievement, so she was determined to have her scholars fall in love with reading again. Then, she heard about Gordon Philanthropies, Inc. (GPI)

KIPP Sol Academy (KSOL) is known for embracing the East Los Angeles community it calls home — and a prime example of the school's cultural richness is the KIPP Sol Mariachi.

KIPP Philosophers Academy, a school that prides itself on being a school of and for the community, teamed up with the Salas & Son’s Food Bank, a staple in the South Los Angeles community since 2010, to give away free food during the holiday season.

Allicia Martinez, associate director of school operations at KIPP Adelante Preparatory Academy, proudly identifies herself as Native American and actively stays connected to her cultural heritage through her relationship with nature and generational storytelling.

Watts native Keith Corbin—an acclaimed chef, author, and co-owner of modern soul food restaurant Alta Adams—recently shared his story of survival, resilience, and purpose with our KIPP Philosophers Academy scholars.

In 2019, Samantha Benedicto joined the KIPP Pueblo Unido founding team as an Instructional Assistant without the intention of ever becoming a teacher — now, she's a KIPP Lead Teacher.

KIPP SoCal Rallies for Community Safety

Ten years ago, KIPP SoCal Public Schools, one of the largest and most successful charte...

Yesenia Castro, KIPP Raíces Academy School Leader, shares a story of courage and hope this Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.

KIPP Raíces Academy School Leader on Latinx Heritage Month

Yesenia Castro, School Leader at KIPP Raíces Academy shares the importance of affirming identities & sharing culture as we celebrate Latinx Heritage Month at our charter public schools.

We are heartbroken after learning about KIPP Sol Academy alumnus, Jaime's untimely death. The KIPP SoCal community extends our heartfelt sympathies to his family and friends.

STEM: Science, technology, engineering, and math! Those are vast areas of study in one acronym. Though at KIPP Academy of Innovation (KAI), KIPPsters learn robotics which has made STEM simple and fun to learn.

Do you know if your child is experiencing anxiety or run-of-the-mill stress? We sat down with Jasmine Lamitte, KIPP SoCal’s Director of Mental Health and Support Services at KIPP SoCal Public Schools, to discuss and understand “is it stress or anxiety?”

In a recent episode of the KIPP On Learning Podcast, Andrea Tecpoyotl, KIPP Adelante Preparatory Academy alumna, chats about her experience as a member of the founding class of Goldberg Scholars and how she found her passion for activism!

In celebration of the founding class of Goldberg scholars graduating college, we caught up with our KIPP LA Prep alumna and first-generation college graduate, Metztli Garcia!

As we celebrate all of our college-bound KIPPsters, we are thrilled to announce that eight KIPP SoCal alumni have each been recognized with a $60,000 national scholarship to help defray college costs and more. Meet our 2022 Amplify, Goldberg, and Rales scholarship recipients!

Get a behind-the-scenes look at Mrs. Lanfre’s ”Day in the Life” ensuring that all of our charter public schools are operationally successful so that students have access to safe, joyful learning environments every day.

As part of the KIPP Excel program, along with many of our talented and excelling students, 16 of our KIPPsters have been accepted to independent or boarding high schools and collectively receiving over $1 million in financial aid awards!

The teams behind the KIPP Compton Community School, Wolff Family Campus celebrate a Bronze Award for “Community Impact Project” presented by the Los Angeles Business Journal. Read more on "the school that love built!"

"I have been able to build a solid foundation for After-School Programming throughout our Southern California public schools." Get a behind-the-scenes look at Mrs. Yarahuan’s “Day in the Life” directing Expanded Learning and supporting our team and families.

You Are Not Alone, A Guided Journal

At KIPP Iluminar Academy, class was in session with the Alphabet Rockers bringing students together with their music, dance moves, encouraging words, and the magic of books and reading, including their very first picture book, You Are Not Alone.

As we honor Black History Always, we want to acknowledge the stigma and barriers with mental health in the Black community and how to get help.

School spirit soared at KIPP Comienza Community Prep when students received a surprise visit by a world-famous Harlem Globetrotter basketball player while one lucky student had the opportunity to conduct his very own exclusive interview.

“It makes my heart happy knowing that the work that I am doing has a positive influence on so many lives.” Check out Dean Walker's "Day in the Life" leading academics and building meaningful relationships at KIPP Empower Academy.

We virtually sat down with New York Times bestselling author Rio Cortez to discuss "The ABCs of Black History", her illustrated picture book, that explores the timeline of Black history in America.