Press Archives

2016-02-03 | Phaedra Trethan | Courier-Post

Camden school, gym credited to 'unsung heroes'

Wilson, a former state assemblyman, was among those who helped make the school a reality.

Read More >

2015-09-18 | Steve Patterson | CBS Local 3 Philadelphia

One of the nation's first renaissance schools opens in Camden

One family moved from suburban Sicklerville to Camden, so their seven kids could attend KIPP.

Read More >

2015-10-25 | Leslie Brody | The Wall Street Journal

Charter Network Makes the Grade at NJ School

When a traditional school such as Bragaw converts to a charter, it is possible to track how the same students fared after a change...

Read More >

2016-02-08

Allison Steele

Philadelphia Inquirer

New partnerships for Camden's 'Renaissance' schools

Drew Martin, executive director of KIPP in Camden, said Renaissance school operators were eager to identify more ways of serving Camden's families.

Read More >

2016-02-08

Phaedra Trethan

Courier-Post

Renaissance schools commit to help Camden neighborhoods

"For students to succeed," said Drew Martin, executive director of KIPP Cooper Norcross Academy in Lanning Square, "they need a lot more than a strong lesson plan. "They also need to know that everybody in the community stands with them as well."

Read More >

2016-02-03

John Kopp

Wilson brothers honored for longtime service to Camden

KIPP Cooper Norcross Academy honored the Wilson brothers on Wednesday by dedicating a new facility in their names – the Gilbert L. and Carlton E. Wilson Gymnasium.

Read More >

2016-02-03

KIPP Cooper Norcross Academy Names Gymnasium In Honor Of Longtime Camden Leaders Gilbert “Whip” Wilson & Carlton “Muscles” Wilson

Gilbert and Carlton, brothers who grew up and still reside in the school’s Lanning Square neighborhood and have dedicated their lives to serving their city.

Read More >

2016-01-14

Alexander Russo

A Close Look At How Coverage Of 183-Campus KIPP Network Has Evolved

For example, some KIPP schools in Houston and Baltimore now have health clinics on site for students and parents.

Read More >

2016-01-12

Richard Whitmire

Impressive new scores for Newark charters raise an awkward question: Did city pick the wrong strategy?

Lessons to school reformers everywhere: Don’t even think of doing the same.

Read More >

2016-01-11

Andaiye Taylor

Newark Collegiate Academy science teacher uses 3D printers to bring science to life

3D printers enable users to convert designs created with computer software into real-world objects right before their eyes.

Read More >

2016-01-19

Wydeyah Hay

Opinion: I am living proof that education reform has not failed in Newark

While some of the things I’ve read have said that reform has failed in Newark, or that it was a “wash” for Newark’s kids, I am living proof that this is not the case.

Read More >

2016-01-19

Sobel & CO.

Sobel & Co. Nonprofit Symposium Draws More than 200 Attendees

At the annual Sobel & Co. Nonprofit Symposium held on January 13, 2016, four panelists and moderator Sally Glick shared insights and real world experiences in three key areas that are essential to all nonprofit organizations.

Read More >

2015-12-30

Podcast - The Prize - The view from the classroom on impact of education reform

Author Dale Russakoff talks to three educators featured in her bestselling book on Newark schools

Read More >

2015-09-15

KIPP New Jersey News

Press from the KCNA Dedication

Read More >

2015-09-07

Leslie Brody

Newark’s $100 Million Education Debate

KIPP New Jersey’s TEAM Schools, another successful charter network, received $8 million of the matching funds, said executive director Ryan Hill. That helped it expand from three schools to eight.

Read More >

2015-08-31

KIPP New Jersey Press Releases

Cooper Foundation, Congressman Norcross distribute backpacks, school supplies to children at KIPP Cooper Norcross Academy

“Our school family is grateful for the support we receive from The Cooper Foundation, our public leaders and the broader community,” said Drew Martin, Executive Director of the KIPP Cooper Norcross Academy.

Read More >

2015-08-26

Jim Walsh

Camden schools open under new leaders

Drew Martin, KIPP's executive director, said the Lanning Square school opened above 100 percent enrollment and we're confident this will be the case through October 15th when the state takes its enrollment snapshot.

Read More >

2015-08-17

Lauren Wanko

Newark Collegiate Academy Students Work with College Professors to Minimize Jellyfish Population

The high schools students who are part of the Weston Science Scholars Program are working with Montclair State University’s Dr. Paul Bologna to infuse standard paint with cayenne pepper, then they apply it to pieces of plastic and wood.

Read More >

2015-07-28

Barry Carter

TEAM Academy Alumna Making an Impact in the Newark Community

Through SheWins, a KIPP TEAM Academy alumna teaches girls in Newark how to be leaders in both community service projects and by making them aware of social justice issues regarding class and equality.

Read More >

2015-07-13

Richard Whitmire

Coast Guard to the Classroom: What One Heroic Pilot Learned When He Applied to TFA

Nulla maximus magna vitae tempor fringilla. Proin malesuada dui nisl, ac pretium ipsum dapibus ac. Aliquam sit amet vehicula tortor.

Read More >

2015-07-12

KIPP New Jersey

KIPP New Jersey Representatives to Attend This Year’s NAACP Convention in Philadelphia

Read More >

2015-06-30

Antonia O'Sullivan

From Co-Location to Collaboration: Teamwork for the Benefit of Newark Students

Read More >

2015-06-17

Rebecca Granet

Students, Volunteers Team Up To Turn Newark Parking Lot Into A Playground

Read More >

2015-06-17

Renee Stoll

Volunteers Help Build Children-designed Playground in Newark

Read More >

2015-06-08

KIPP New Jersey News

KIPP New Jersey Honors Newark’s Community Leaders at Annual “Be the Change” Celebration

Read More >

2015-06-01

Dreya Drayton

The Myth about Charter Schools and Students with Special Needs

Read More >

2015-05-22

KaBOOM and KIPP New Jersey Staff

Morgan Stanley, KIPP New Jersey and KaBOOM! Team Up to Build Playground in Newark

Read More >

2015-05-13

Jessica Mazzola

Newark fights proposal to pause charter school growth

Read More >

2015-05-13

Rutgers Office of Communications

RU-N and KIPP Foundation NJ Announce Plan to Expand Programs for College-Aspiring KIPP Charter School Students

Read More >

2015-05-08

Julie O'Connor

Beating Newark's odds, KIPP charter network is poised to expand

In a city where almost half the students don't graduate, nearly all its kids finish, and a remarkable 95 percent of them go on to college.

Read More >

2015-03-01

Diversity Recruitment Partners in Education

A New Identity

I knew I wanted to be a teacher since middle school. When I was in middle school back in New Jersey, I also went to a KIPP school. I was in the founding class of TEAM Academy.

Read More >

2015-01-20

Arianna Prothero

KIPP Principal Training Rooted in 'Real-World' Practice

Read More >

2014-12-16

Ben Cope

Newark Collegiate Academy Leads in College Entrance

Read More >

2014-01-10

Ryan Hill

TEAM Facility Update by Ryan Hill, TEAM CEO and Founder

Read More >

2013-03-19

Phil Dunn

Camden BOE approves school

Read More >

2013-03-19

Claudia Vargas

Camden Board of Education approves KIPP Cooper Norcross Academy contract

Read More >

2012-11-26

Charter School Performance in New Jersey

Read More >

2012-12-01

Star-Ledger Editorial Board

N.J. charter school study shows success, but need for close monitoring: Editorial

Read More >

2012-09-01

Julie OConnor

If summer break leaves kids stouter, stupider ... fight back

Read More >

2012-07-26

Claudia Vargas

Cooper, Norcross and KIPP teaming up to bring five schools to Camden

Read More >

2012-03-05

Alison Gregor

Newark Project Aims to Link Living and Learning

Read More >

2012-01-22

Joshua Burd

Building deeper ties to Newark's redevelopment

Read More >

2011-08-25

MaryLynn Schiavi

Bridgewater Woman ‘Pays it forward’ Through Education

Read More >

2011-10-18

Erin Peterson

Making the Grade: What's Right with U.S. Public Education

Read More >

2010-09-24

USA Today

Newark hopes Facebook gift translates to results

Read More >

2009-01-31

Bill Gates

Bill Gates on mosquitos, malaria, and education

Read More >

2010-09-19

Barbara Martinez

Even Top Teachers Get Laid Off

Read More >

2003-09-07

John Mooney

One very impressive school - Newark’s TEAM Academy chalks up a year of success

Read More >

2010-01-10

Todd Johnson

'Team in Africa' program connects students a continent apart

Read More >

2009-11-02

Caroline Walker

Success From Newark to Rwanda

Read More >

2010-01-14

Jane M. Dalton

Glen Rock natives both teach and learn from urban students

Read More >

2010-04-11

Ali Nagle

What Started As a Charter School in Newark Has Turned Into So Much More

Read More >

2009-07-28

Fox News

More Time in School

Read More >

2008-11-09

Steve Adubato

One-on-One with Steve Adubato

Read More >

2008-11-04

Della Crews

Spotlight New Jersey with host Della Crews

Read More >

2010-06-17

Laura Jones

Cablevision - Laura Jones

Read More >

2005-12-31

John Mooney

Game Plans: Here’s What 11 New Jerseyans Hope to Achieve in 2006

Read More >

2008-10-07

Erik W. Robelen

Fertile Soil for Charters

Read More >

2009-05-01

Sharon McCloskey

High Tide in Newark

Read More >

2010-01-16

Dane Peterson

Georgetown Teaches for America

Read More >

2010-02-18

Plum TV

Plum TV – Citizen Active - Education

Read More >

2010-02-25

Diane Sawyer

Secrets of America's Greatest Teachers

Read More >

2010-03-06

Randall Pinkston

KIPP: Knowledge is Power Program

Read More >

2009-03-08

Chosun Ilbo

KIPP – Revolutionizing Public Education

Read More >

2009-04-22

Helen Joyce

Education in New York - Off to school

Read More >

2008-12-29

Evan Thomas

A Return to Accountability

Nulla maximusmagna vitae tempor fringilla. Proin malesuada dui nisl, ac pretium ipsum dapibus ac. Aliquam sit amet vehicula tortor.

Read More >

2009-12-14

David Giambusso

Cornel West joins Newark Collegiate Academy, city officials at ribbon-cutting for new facility

Read More >

2010-09-09

Barbara Martinez

America's Education Crisis

Read More >