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Families choose charter schools.

Posted by KIPP SoCal on Nov 7, 2019 8:58:26 PM

This series will seek to tell the other side of the charter public school story in a way that will bring context to what we believe are truths about charter public schools in general, and specifically about high performing networks, like our own KIPP SoCal. In doing so, we hope you join us in refocusing the narrative on what truly matters: educational equity for all of our children, regardless of zip code, income, language, or ability.  

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Topics: KTC, College Acceptance, National Blue Ribbon, to and through, Professional Development, teaching, mental health, compassion, social emotional, award winning schools, elementary school, charterswork, AB 1505, Thomas B. Fordham Institute, charter school, Fordham Institute, charter management organizations, Alliance College-Ready Public Schools, Greendot Schools, CCSA

KIPP Promesa Prep Takes Home the Silver!

Posted by KIPP SoCal on Oct 4, 2019 3:32:33 PM

KIPP Promesa Prep, a KIPP SoCal elementary school in Boyle Heights, recently received recognition from the California PBIS (Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports) Coalition for their implementation of PBIS with fidelity to the national framework. 

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Topics: National Blue Ribbon, #focusonexcellence, mental health, social emotional learning, compassion, social emotional, PBIS, positive behavior intervention, California PBIS, award winning schools, elementary school, charterswork, KIPP Promesa Prep, positive behavior intervention & supports, charter school

Teaching from the heart with Alizah

Posted by KIPP SoCal on Oct 4, 2019 2:49:17 PM

For over two years, Alizah Silver has been teaching mindfulness, activism, and compassion to KIPP Empower Academy elementary school students in South Los Angeles through her interactive yoga classes and after-school program known as the LOVE ACTIVISTS

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Topics: #focusonexcellence, #toandthrough, Professional Development, teaching, environmental issues, mental health, social emotional learning, compassion, love activists, social emotional

Reducing Academic Stress & Anxiety for Students

Posted by Jasmine Tarver on Sep 12, 2019 1:51:21 PM

Jasmine Tarver is the Director of Mental Health & Support Services at KIPP SoCal Public Schools. 

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The Collective Power of KIPP Pueblo Unido

Posted by Courtney Reed on Sep 5, 2019 1:26:01 PM

KIPP SoCal’s newest school, KIPP Pueblo Unido, opened its doors for the first time this school year in Maywood! The name of the school is derived from the United Farm Workers’ slogan “el pueblo unido jamas sera vencido,” which translates to “the people united will never be defeated.” School Leader Tessa Mizokami chose this name because she believes in the collective power of students, families, and school team to create social change and ensure student success. 

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Topics: KIPP Pueblo Unido

KIPP SoCal Responds to DHS Public Charge Rule Changes

Posted by Dr. Manny A. Aceves on Aug 23, 2019 3:09:16 PM

Manny Aceves is the Chief External Impact Officer for KIPP SoCal Public Schools

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Topics: KIPP Is Community

Starting Strong

Posted by KIPP SoCal on Aug 9, 2019 11:39:52 AM

Last week, more than 1,000 KIPP SoCal team members joined together in Anaheim at the second annual Start Strong regional professional development event. 

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Topics: Professional Development

New Teacher Orientation Prepares Team for 2019-20 School Year!

Posted by KIPP SoCal on Aug 2, 2019 12:53:40 PM

Last week, more than 200 KIPP SoCal teachers came together for New Teacher Orientation. This intensive, three-day professional development series offered sessions on self-care, advocacy, brand ambassadorship, revolutionary love, teaching and learning, and trauma-informed instruction while allowing teachers to bond with their new Team and Family and better understand the KIPP SoCal approach.

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Standing for All KIPPsters

Posted by KIPP LA on May 28, 2019 2:49:03 PM

While May is Mental Health Awareness month, KIPP LA invests in the social-emotional development and mental health of students all year round, including our LGBTQ+ students. We believe that all students can succeed if given the right opportunities and support.

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Topics: Positive School Culture

KIPP LA is Becoming KIPP SoCal Public Schools!

Posted by KIPP LA on May 17, 2019 10:01:30 AM
As another school year comes to a close, we are pleased to share an exciting update about our KIPP LA community. KIPP LA Public Schools will become KIPP SoCal Public Schools, expanding our footprint to include San Diego in addition to the greater Los Angeles area!
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