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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.

"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.

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.

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.

KIPP Compton Community School will host a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on November 1, 2021 celebrating the "School that Love Built" and the incredible community of individuals who made the dream of KIPP Compton a reality.

Las escuelas chárter son escuelas públicas que ofrecen a los estudiantes ambientes donde se promueve el aprendizaje personalizado.

These educators are carrying on the legacy of academic excellence, leadership, and commitment to educational equity and justice.

Charter schools are public schools that offer students nurturing learning environments tailored for them, and academic programs that place emphasis on whole-child care and wellness.

Meet Mr. K, Los Angeles teacher at KIPP Comienza Community Prep, who is adjusting to life back in the classroom and focusing on meeting students where they’re at.

Dr. Stephanie Nuñez, Mental Health & Support Services Manager at KIPP SoCal, interviewed on a Spanish live radio show, Tu Voz en Los Ángeles, to discuss all about the social-emotional services and support that our charter public schools provide.

Each week, this Spring, KIPP Empower Academy students participated in GrowingGreat's Virtual Garden Club where they engaged in activities, observed the garden's progress, chose new seeds to plant, and assisted in identifying what was ready for harvest.

There may be more public education options for your child than you think. Charter public schools are another type of public school.

Angella Martinez, whose teaching and school leadership have elevated academic performance at a number of Los Angeles public schools, becomes Chief Executive Officer of KIPP SoCal Public Schools.