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.

A Commitment to Transparency: KIPP Responds to PR Watch Article

On April 26, 2016, the Center for Media and Democracy's PR Watch published an article about publicly available data regarding the KIPP Foundation, including our 2012 and 2013 990 tax forms and three federal grant reports. We welcome the examination of this information, which has been publicly available for some time. However, we want to clarify some of the claims around KIPP's expenditures and transparency.

OneMain and KIPP Announce Partnership to Develop Financial Literacy Toolkit

OneMain Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:OMF) and KIPP (Knowledge Is Power Program), announced today that they have entered into a year-long partnership to develop a comprehensive financial literacy toolkit to be made available to all 183 KIPP schools by 2017. When complete, the toolkit will offer resources, curriculum and protocols to help students, staff and families at KIPP public charter schools navigate financial issues, such as budgeting and wise use of credit, and questions related to college costs.