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We introduce you to young entrepreneurs who didn’t let the pandemic stop them from pursuing their dreams.

They haven’t yet finished elementary school. But two young Los Angeles journalists recently turned off the television and put away their toys long enough to make some formal requests, and offer some advice, to the new president of the United States.

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond today announced that over 100 middle and high schools are being honored under the 2021 California Distinguished Schools Program.

Being an entrepreneur as a woman takes courage, resilience, and the willingness to bet on yourself and the vision of your business. Our KIPP alum business owners embody these values everyday through their work.

After serving as Chief Academic Officer of KIPP SoCal Public Schools for the past eight years, Angella Martinez M.A. ’03 was tapped to become the next CEO of the 20-charter public school network, starting on July 1, 2021.

Ambos aún no terminan la primaria, pero dos pequeños periodistas de la ciudad de Los Ángeles apagaron el televisor y guardaron los juguetes para hacerle algunos pedidos formales al nuevo presidente de Estados Unidos, y sus trabajos acabaron siendo reconocidos a nivel nacional.

The Distant Dancers program has helped our students deal with the challenges of life during COVID by providing a fun and safe space where students can enjoy dancing, along with meeting new friends from a variety of schools in San Diego County.

At KIPP Corazón Academy in Los Angeles, Alfredo Crossman-Chavez Jr. is making sure his students get moving and stay motivated by harnessing the power of social media.

To tackle the big issues in mental health, these women have dedicated their efforts to meeting our needs and challenging the taboo of asking for help.

For the final entry in our #ChartersGiveBack series, we are highlighting three different charter school networks in Southern California and their stand-out efforts to meet the physical and emotional needs of students during the pandemic.

The Board of Directors of KIPP SoCal Public Schools announces the appointment of Angella Martinez as Chief Executive Officer of the nonprofit organization that operates 20 tuition-free, open-enrollment, and award-winning charter public schools in Southern California.

This month the KIPP Foundation caught up with a Goldberg Scholarship recipient from a previous cohort about what they learned, what plans she has for the near future and what advice she would share with this year’s applicants.

L.A. County students have been out of school for nearly nine months due to a coronavirus crisis that has not let up. Distance learning has been challenging for students, teachers and parents alike, but extraordinary work has emerged. These are some of their stories.

KIPP SoCal Public Schools, in partnership with Revolution Foods, Our Little Helpers and San Diego Unified School District, have quietly provided 1 million meals to local families in efforts to combat food insecurity in Southern California.

The education world often focuses on family income to measure students' economic circumstances — but largely ignores family wealth. Here's why that's a problem.

The Wealth Gap

September 29, 2020

The education world often focuses on family income to measure students' economic circumstances — but largely ignores family wealth. Here's why that's a problem.

How you use screens is more important than the amount of time you spend on them. Sit less, experts say, and use those screens mainly to learn and engage with others.

A recent review of reopening plans for 18 leading charter school organizations shows they are strengthening curriculum offerings and modifying schedules to better serve students.

Charter schools and district leaders in Los Angeles are at odds over a law giving districts more authority to reject charter schools.