Redwood City Teacher Wins $25,000 National Teaching Award

At a surprise announcement in her classroom this morning, Erica Stewart, a 4th Grade Math teacher at KIPP Excelencia Community Prep, learned she's one of four teachers nationwide to win the 2016 Fishman Prize for Superlative Classroom Practice, a $25,000 award recognizing the nation's most effective teachers working in high-need public schools.

Nashville’s KIPP Academy Charter School Principal Receives Prestigious Ryan Award

Laura Miguez Howarth, principal of KIPP Academy Nashville since 2011, today was named a recipient of the Ryan Award for exceptional leadership in closing the achievement gap in urban K-12 schools. The prestigious award includes a $25,000 honorarium and the opportunity to teach her successful methodologies at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.