Wilson, a former state assemblyman, was among those who helped make the school a reality.
One family moved from suburban Sicklerville to Camden, so their seven kids could attend KIPP.
When a traditional school such as Bragaw converts to a charter, it is possible to track how the same students fared after a change...
Drew Martin, executive director of KIPP in Camden, said Renaissance school operators were eager to identify more ways of serving Camden's families.
"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."
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.
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.
For example, some KIPP schools in Houston and Baltimore now have health clinics on site for students and parents.
Lessons to school reformers everywhere: Don’t even think of doing the same.
3D printers enable users to convert designs created with computer software into real-world objects right before their eyes.
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.
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.
Author Dale Russakoff talks to three educators featured in her bestselling book on Newark schools
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.
“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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
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