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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.

David Abelon wearing a face mask

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.

Dulce Castellanos

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.

Students playing racquetball

"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.

Maraya Performing Arts in collaboration with KIPP Adelante Preparatory Academy present Disney's "Descendants The Musical" on the school's campus in a site-specific immersive experience.

Two San Diego County theater groups are celebrating diversity and inclusivity in different ways this month with youth productions, including KIPP Adelante students.

This summer, 20 KIPP alumni will be heading to Washington, DC, where they will gain paid hands-on work experience in our nation’s Capitol.

Chris Reynoso

Los DREAMers merecen un futuro mejor, y más estable. KIPP es parte de una amplia coalición que pide una reforma migratoria, ahora mismo.

This year is the 30th anniversary of charter schools in our state reimagining public education, which began in September 1992 with the signing of the bipartisan California Charter Schools Act into law.

Through the NHL's Future Goals™ Most Valuable Teacher program, Coach Chavez at KIPP Corazón Academy received a special surprise by the LA Kings and was recognized as the Most Valuable Teacher for January 2022 in North America.

Performing arts teacher at KIPP Comienza Community Prep creates a culturally responsive learning environment by teaching students how traditions can help them foster community and find healing from loss.

KIPP SoCal staff have hosted 17 vaccine clinics for students, staff and the public. KIPP Philosophers Academy, in the heart of Watts, has become an anchor for the community for vaccines.

Exterior of KIPP:Adelente building

The community of Southeast San Diego is being infused with new resources to help children reach their college and career goals. KPBS Education Reporter M.G. Perez tells us about the unexpected collaboration between a charter school and the old English game of squash.

For weeks now, CharterNation teamed up with local charities, volunteers, and leaders to provide meals and toys for those most in need, ensuring that the holiday season is a special one.

Our founding Students Run L.A. team from KIPP Corazón Academy experience the benefits of goal-setting, character development, adult mentoring and improved health by training for and completing the Los Angeles Marathon.

Meet KAPA alumna, Veronica Martinez, whose education journey led her to transfer to our charter public middle school to learn the power of mentoring, discover the National Hispanic Institute, and earn a Fulbright award to study in Spain.

Angella Martinez, CEO of KIPP SoCal, urges that California must create pandemic response teams and deploy them at public schools to manage the medical workload that is being left to teachers, principals, librarians and social workers.