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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.

If you are looking for a book to read this summer with your child, check out these books and workbooks authored by our very own KIPP teachers that will be sure to educate, inspire and uplift.

KIPP SoCal Public Schools is excited to welcome Endeavor College Preparatory Charter School, K-8 charter public school, into the KIPP SoCal family to continue supporting the students and families of the Boyle Heights community — now officially known as KIPP Endeavor College Preparatory Charter School.

Kris Sanchez, Kindergarten Teacher at KIPP Comienza Community Prep, discusses how topics about the LGBTQIA+ community, in any capacity, has an immense impact on students.

Seeing the joy on parents and students’ faces back on campus has been heartfelt! It’s been an incredible month since we launched our Hybrid Learning, where we opened the doors to our relocated, permanent campus and welcomed back our first cohorts of students to attend in-person learning, while continuing to provide a comprehensive distance learning program.

We’re celebrating National Charter Schools Week by highlighting some great charter public schools in California. KIPP Adelante Preparatory Academy gives students the opportunity to attend a high-quality public school in southeast San Diego that meets their diverse needs so they can reach their full potential.

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.