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Stars, Blue Ribbons, and Tutus (December 2015)
It's a zesty new school year! (September 2015)
Songs in the Key of KIPP (April 2015)
Jammin' with Mayor Garcetti (February 2015)
Grand Opening, Celebration, and College (October 2014)

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Today, KIPP published a joint op-ed in USA Today with over 20 of our CMO cousins that shares our perspective on the proposed 2018 federal budget

KIPP LA and Skadden Arps teamed up to KIPPify Comienza's upper campus. Together, we were able to paint vibrant murals and quotes that will inspire our KIPPsters for years to...

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Please take a few minutes to read the notice below with a call to action from CAPTA. We understand privacy is of the utmost concern for our children and families so we urge you to complete your submission today.

KIPP Sol teacher Arlene Perez shares her story on Univision's special report on education, "puente al futuro." Watch her discuss her students and her passion for...

5:15PM: Earlier today, security and law enforcement officials found that all KIPP LA schools are safe and secure after a thorough investigation following LAUSD protocols....

There is something special happening at Kipp Raíces Academy School in East LA, an independent charter school which recently became LA Unified’s only National Blue...

Today, the US Department of Education named KIPP Raíces Academy in East Los Angeles a National Blue Ribbon School. KIPP Raíces Academy was one of only 33 Bl...

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan recognized 335 schools today as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2015, and included on the list is one from LA Unified, the independen...

Mathematica Policy Institute recently released their third report on KIPP school to date. Mathematica has been intensively studying KIPP schools for the past eight years. T...

Curiosity, grit, ganas, integrity, and love--that’s a small part of what August is all about at KIPP LA. Our schools celebrate many milestones throughout the month before ...

The call came on Christmas Eve, weeks after KIPP Academy of Opportunity music teacher Lanita Smith expected to hear back. “You’re in the top five. Do you want to con...

Although our KIPPsters at KIPP LA Prep are always doing exciting things in the classroom, it's not every day that they see their Mayor walking through the halls. Mayor E...

When Taylor graduated from KIPP Academy of Opportunity (KAO) eight years ago, she had no idea that she would still be involved with KIPP so many years later. In 2003, Taylor...

KIPP LA's inaugural Young Professionals Board (YPB) hosted its first networking event this February. The event brought together friends and colleagues who are passionate abo...

Dear KIPP LA Community, Recently, we have received some questions about our intentions around parent volunteering in our schools. I want to let you know about some updates ...

Our KIPP Through College (KTC) team hosted a High School Fair in October, where over 200 KIPPsters and their families from four KIPP LA middle schools learned about college-pr...

KIPP LA and the South LA community celebrated KIPP Empower Academy’s new campus last week with a grand opening ceremony featuring keynote speaker Sacramento Mayor Kevin ...

Oe of the nation’s largest charter school organizations is announcing on Wednesday an ambitious expansion plan to more than double its enrollment in the Los Angeles area over the next six years.

Loyola Marymount University has entered a partnership with KIPP LA Schools, part of the nationwide KIPP (Knowledge Is Power Program) network, to help students from underserved communities attend LMU.