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One local charter school group is going against the current grain. KIPP SoCal returned to mandatory masking early in December at its 24 local campuses. KIPP schools are in low-income minority communities hit especially hard by COVID.

Keenan Anderson, a Black high-school teacher and dad, died last week after being tased ...

The September 2021 shooting at the “crime magnet” motel flanked by two schools crystallized the urgent mission at hand for the campus community.

The Palms Motel on South Figueroa was once notorious for crime. Now, there's a plan to replace it with something different for everyone.

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Teachers, faculty and parents of KIPP SoCal Public Schools are celebrating having a safe space in South Los Angeles for their students to go to now that a motel that sat between the elementary and middle school is gone.

Parents and school officials celebrated the demolition of a seedy motel that sat in between two schools.

Oscar-winning director Euzhan Palcy and co-founders Andrew Cliff Divine and Manuel Victor Frederick of the globally recognized #Connect movement will visit KIPP Philosophers Academy to promote the importance of human connectivity.

The report highlights and reaffirms the organization's commitment to creating joyful, academically excellent schools that prepare students with the skills and confidence to pursue any path they choose.

KIPP Empower Academy and KIPP Academy of Opportunity will host a community event to commemorate the demolition of the Palms Motel.

As the pandemic moves toward the rearview, its effects on education linger.

KIPP SoCal is thrilled to announce that we have received an $11 million donation from philanthropist MacKenzie Scott.

KIPP Generations Academy, a tuition-free, college-preparatory 5-6 charter public school, will host a Grand Opening Celebration and school tours on October 19.

KIPP SoCal Public Schools puts plans on hold to build permanent campus in Cudahy, CA.

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Our Mental Health & Support Services Manager, Dr. Stephanie Nunez provides information for families that will help them manage the new school year.

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On the statewide teacher recruitment platform, there are over 50,000 open jobs. KIPP Pueblo Unido's approach is to partner with the TeachStart program to make it less of a financial burden to become a teacher.

After more than two years at the forefront of the response to the pandemic, all we hear from politicians is what else they think teachers can shoulder. I strive every day to keep my students safe and stress-free. Please prioritize doing the same for me.

The Uplift on CBS News introduces KIPP college-bound students who get a big surprise — a national scholarship of up to $60,000 to defray the costs of college.

Parents and staff of a South LA charter public school are growing increasingly concerned about what they call ongoing safety issues, ranging from shootings to prostitution, right outside of their TK through eighth grade campuses on South Figueroa Street.

State leaders need a concrete plan to bolster the teaching profession and to care for the teachers who care for California’s children. Fortunately, a group of KIPP SoCal teachers have developed one — The Teacher Care Package.

KIPP Comienza Community Prep will host a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and school tours celebrating the newly constructed Kim Frank Family Campus for the Lower School.

Local community partners are organizing public events to bring awareness to ongoing and unacceptable community safety issues.

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La pandemia ha provocado muchos problemas y uno de ellos es el impacto que deja en los niños pero los salones de clases tienen un enfoque en el desarrollo mental y emocional para ayudar.

KIPP SoCal and charter partners met U.S. senators and representatives to advocate for charter public schools, teacher retention, student nutrition, and mental health. Learn more about our purpose and the plan we took to the Hill.

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"We really believe in being a community school." KIPP Adelante and community organizations in southeastern San Diego are working together to give systemically under-resourced youth access to opportunities that will help them to succeed in life.

A community resource fair and vaccination clinic are taking place at KIPP Promesa Prep in Boyle Heights with Assemblymember Santiago. Each attendee will receive up to 8 free COVID-19 testing kits, as supplies last.