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New school campus to preserve East L.A. murals

Thursday, September 18, 2014

With heavy construction activity beginning this month next to the Our Lady of Guadalupe murals on Mednik Avenue at Cesar Chavez Avenue , some locals are wondering, “What’s going on? Who’d mess with Our Lady! Are they covering it up? Preparing to move it? Or worse, is it going to be demolished?”

Alumni Mocktail Party Inspires KIPPsters

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

KIPP Through College’s annual “Mocktail Party” provides our alumni with the opportunity to network with professionals from a variety of careers.

Partnerships with schools lead to hope and joy

Monday, April 28, 2014

As the Orange County Register recently reported, the University of California continues to increase the numbers of low-income and underrepresented students in the incoming freshman class, demonstrating our commitment to provide a world-class education to California’s most talented and hardworking students regardless of their background or income.

Skadden Arps Volunteers Roll Up Sleeves with KIPP LA for MLK Day

Thursday, March 20, 2014

For the second year in a row, KIPP LA celebrated the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a Day of Service with Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, a Los Angeles law firm. Skadden volunteers spent the holiday beautifying KIPP Comienza Community Prep’s new campus.

Music, Maestro! KIPPsters in Performance

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Music gives our KIPPsters the opportunity to show grit and zest through practice and performance. Recently, KIPP LA Prep’s Modern Band performed at the House of Blues in Hollywood and KIPP Scholar Academy had its first-ever band performance.

LA schools and iPads: Big promises but where's the research?

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent John Deasy has trumpeted his $1 billion iPad project as transformational. As with many reformers, Deasy sees data as a pillar of his administration. But when asked for evidence that points toward a transformation, Deasy said in an interview that it's all too new. Instead, he listed imperatives.

Upcoming Events

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    Monday, March 27

  • Coffee with the Leadership Team / School Site Council

    Tuesday, March 28
    8:00 AM

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    Friday, March 31

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    Friday, March 31
    12:00 AM

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    Tuesday, April 4

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