Press Archives

2017-03-28 | Ryan Hill | KIPP New Jersey

Our Statement on the Proposed Federal Budget

Budgets are statements of priorities, and this one sends a clear message that public education is not a top priority.

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2016-12-08 | Justin Oglesby | Education Post

Newark Is Full Of Kids With Potential But Our Schools Must Make It Happen

Not enough kids from cities like mine, Newark, go to college. But here’s the even bigger problem—still fewer young people from cities like mine finish college.

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2016-09-13 | Robby Berman | Slate

Stupefy! A teacher sends three Harry Potter-loving students on their own adventure.

In this video, we watch the faces of three lucky school kids as they realize they’ve just received an amazing gift from their teacher.

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2017-04-20

Matt Alba

PHL 17

“I Run Like a Girl…Keep up!” is the motto for an all girls running club in Camden NJ

After school lets out at KIPP Cooper Norcross Academy in Camden, 25 4th and 5th grade girls stick around to run.

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2017-04-07

Laura Waters

NJ Left Behind

KIPP NJ Students Teach Us How To

By the end of the evening KIPP NJ, which manages the much sought-after public charter school group with facilities in Newark and Camden, had raised over $1.8 million.

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2017-04-07

Campbell Team

Campbell Soup Company

4th graders come in first with cooking matters

For the past six weeks, our employees teamed up to host 10 terrific fourth-grade students from KIPP Cooper Norcross Academy.

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2017-04-06

KIPP New Jersey

Philly.com Names KIPP New Jersey a Winner of the Delaware Valley 2017 Top Workplaces Award

KIPP New Jersey’s KIPP Cooper Norcross Academy in Camden has been awarded a 2017 Top Workplaces honor by Philly.com. This is the first time that KIPP New Jersey has been awarded this honor.

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2017-04-02

Chris Cerf

NJ.com

Opinion: Newark schools superintendent: Why charters succeed

In Newark, 31 percent of our 50,000 students attend charter schools,

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2017-03-30

Mark Trible

Courier Post

Camden coach earns award from Sixers

“He’s worked hard to create an attitude that, 'We all matter.'" KIPP principal Bridgeit Cusato-Rosa said.

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2017-03-29

KIPP New Jersey

KIPP New Jersey Raises $1.8 Million at 10th Annual “Be the Change” Event in Newark

On Wednesday, March 29th, KIPP New Jersey hosted its 10th Annual “Be the Change” Celebration at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark.

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2017-03-24

Linda Moss

Philly.com

At N.J. charter schools, teachers grow with the students

Teachers at Kipp New Jersey’s charter schools not only love being educators, they love being continually educated

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2017-03-24

Laura Waters

NJ Spotlight

Opinion: Finding the right fit for charters and special-needs students

Perhaps larger charter operators could follow the lead of KIPP and Uncommon and create self-contained programming.

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2017-03-10

Ruthven Auguste

NJ Spotlight

OP-ED: Freedom of School Choice is a chance at the American Dream

I intentionally chose the KIPP New Jersey schools for my family.

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2017-02-24

Adam Clark

NJ.com

With N.J. charter schools under attack, supporters plan counteroffensive

Supporters of New Jersey's charter schools are planning a major lobbying effort.

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2017-02-21

Barry Carter

The Star-Ledger

Newark man uses education to turn his life around and give parents a voice

Frazier, 40, has become a parent leader in the world of charter schools, telling mothers, fathers, grandparents and guardians that they have a voice in their children's education.

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2017-02-14

Briana Boyington

US News and World Report

Find the Right College as an Average Student

KIPP Through College Director of College Placement Ilyan Nunez quoted in US News.

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2017-02-07

Chris Metinko

The Street

Why Financial Aid Is So Doggone Complicated to Understand

While the financial aid process may seem daunting, it can save you serious money. With February being Financial Aid Awareness Month, there's no better time to start looking.

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2017-02-05

Here and Now

Here and Now on February 5, 2017: Part 4

KIPP Alumna A’Dorian Murray-Thomas on ABC 7’s \

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2017-02-02

Laura Waters

Education Post

District and Charter Schools Are Partnering to Help More Students Succeed and It’s Working

CRPE Director Robin Lake calls charter-district cooperation “a necessity, not a nicety,” and that truth is borne out in Camden.

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2017-01-31

Matt Cohen

Giants.com

Giants Help Dedicate KIPP Newark Academy's New Facility

This season, the Giants helped open another first-rate venue at KIPP Newark Collegiate Academy, a public high school operated by the KIPP NJ charter network.

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2017-01-30

KIPP New Jersey

KIPP New Jersey News

KIPP THRIVE Academy Partners with Yendor Arts to Create New Mural for Newark School Building

With a Day of Service and a Mural Painting, KIPP NJ Students Will Learn the Benefits of Helping the Community

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2017-01-27

Mark Bonamo

Tap In To

Newark charter school parents head to Trenton

KIPP New Jersey and Uncommon Schools' North Star Academy both send 90 percent or more of their high school graduates to college.

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2016-12-22

Kimberly De Guzman

Education Post

16 Students Who Give Us Hope for 2017

“Not enough kids from cities like mine, Newark, go to college,” says Justin. But an even bigger problem is that fewer young people finish college.

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2016-12-22

Tafshier Cosby

Education Post

I knew from the start I had found my son's community school

My husband and I have always believed we have the right to choose where our children attend school.

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2016-12-21

Phaedra Trethan

The Courier-Post

Camden-based nonprofit receives $30 million grant

A $30 million federal grant will be a "game-changer" for Camden's largest nonprofit social services agency as it works to provide support to families in the city, U.S. Rep. Donald Norcross said.

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2016-12-20

Andrew Schmertz

NJTV

Camden Schools to Get $30M Department of Education Grant

The U.S. Department of Education awarded the grant — known as the Promise Neighborhoods Implementation Grant — to the Center for Family Services.

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2016-12-20

Rebecca Everett

The Star-Ledger

Camden gets $6M from feds to help build 'cradle-to-career' pipeline

The grant will directly impact the Cooper Plaza and Lanning Square neighborhoods around KIPP Cooper Norcross Academy.

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2016-12-20

FOX 29

CFS Awarded Federal Grant to Benefit Youth in Camden

FOX 29 reports on the Center for Family Services Grant

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2016-12-14

Jessica Mazzola

NJ.com

New mom using black princess dolls, community letters to inspire Newark girls

They launched the "From One Princess to Another" initiative, which McCloud says she plans to make an annual event.

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2016-12-13

Eric Kiefer

Newark Patch

Black Disney Princesses: Newark Mom Empowers Girls With Doll Giveaway

"It all starts with symbols… and that’s where an updated line of Disney’s Fairy Tale Princess dolls can make a difference."

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2016-12-04

Christina Giannantonio

NJ.com

Newark Students' Fast Raises Hunger Awareness

Students at Newark Collegiate Academy recently took part in a "Fast for Famine" drive at school to raise awareness about hunger.

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2016-11-28

KIPP New Jersey

KIPP New Jersey News

Update on J.G. Whittier School Renovations in Camden

Renovations are currently underway and will preserve the history and integrity of the original school building.

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2016-11-10

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NBA.com

Sixers Youth Foundation Help Kick-OFF S.C.O.R.E. at KIPP

The Sixers Youth Foundation hosted a kick-off celebration for their signature SCORE program at KIPP Lanning Square Middle School in Camden, NJ.

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2016-11-10

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ABC Action News

Sixers SCORE Program Launch at KIPP Lanning Square Middle

Watch ABC Action coverage of the 76ers SCORE program.

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2016-11-10

Jess Kraus

Monday Night Lights

NYG Monday Night Countdown

Watch the NCA Panthers on the NFL's Monday Night Lights program.

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2016-11-10

Courtney Price Davis

GoodCall.com

Strong Correlation Continues Between Poverty, Graduation Rates

There’s a much wider gap between high and low poverty schools in terms of students who actually complete college within six years.

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2016-11-09

Paula White

NJ Spotlight

Op-ed: NAACP Charter School Moratorium contradicts its core educational Principle

A former TEAM parent I know was pleased to hear from her college freshman that he was visited by a TEAM college-support counselor within his first month.

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2016-11-07

KIPP New Jersey

KIPP New Jersey News

KIPP Team and Family Mourn the Loss of Beloved Student

The KIPP New Jersey community is devastated and saddened to share news about the loss of one of our students.

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2016-11-02

News 12 New Jersey

Viewer Spotlight: A'Dorian Murray-Thomas

KIPP Alumna A'Dorian Murray-Thomas was recognized in News 12's Viewer Spotlight

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2016-10-25

Abigail Suarez

Capital Impact Parnters Blog

School Facilities as a Catalyst for Community Development

In Camden, New Jersey, KIPP Cooper Norcross Academy is a great example of the type of high-quality school we partner with.

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2016-10-21

Dexter Williams

Education Post

I Walked My Daughter to School and Here’s What I Learned Along the Way

I looked around at the dads, uncles, big brothers, stepfathers, grandfathers and male mentors standing in the courtyard of KIPP THRIVE Academy.

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2016-10-07

ABC Action News

ABC Action News

KIPP Lanning Square Primary Students Donate to Ronald McDonald House

"The second graders marched down Broadway to deliver there donations to the Ronald McDonald House of Southern New Jersey."

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2016-10-06

KIPP New Jersey News, RMHSJ

KIPP New Jersey

Hundreds of Paper Towels Donated to the Ronald McDonald House of Sourthern New Jersey By KIPP Second Graders

“At KIPP Lanning Square Primary we believe character and academics are essential to the success of our students in college and life.”

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2016-10-06

FOX 29 Philadelphia

KIPP Camden Students Donate to RMHSNJ

FOX 29 Reports on KIPP Lanning Square Primary's trip to the Ronald McDonald House.

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2016-10-04

Barry Carter

NJ.com

When she wins, its a victory for Newark Girls

Myers Rembert is the executive administrative assistant at KIPP Academy, where she had come to know Murray-Thomas, a graduate of its Team Academy.

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2016-10-03

Christina Giannantonio

The Star-Ledger

Newark's KIPP Academy dedicates new facility

After the ceremony, the KIPP NCA Panthers football team took part in a hands-on football clinic with several New York Giants football players.

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2016-09-26

R.L. Witter

The Positive Community

A'dorian Murray-Thomas is one to watch

"I enjoyed my time at TEAM. What I loved most was the college focused culture and the emphasis on values and good character traits."

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2016-09-20

Mark Bonamo

Newark Inc

Newark Collegiate Academy Opens on Site of Former Boys and Girls Club

A new $35 million building rose and on Monday, the ribbon was cut, marking the opening of KIPP Newark Collegiate Academy.

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2016-09-20

Yahoo Finance

Phelps Construction Group Completes New Charter School in Newark

Phelps Construction Group has completed another Charter School project in Newark - the design and construction of Newark Collegiate Academy.

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2016-09-20

NJ Business Magazine

KIPP New Jersey, the New York Giants, Local Initiatives Support Corporation and Elected Officials Celebrate Opening of New KIPP NCA Facility and Athletic Field with Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

"It was about coming together to celebrate as a community the hard work of our kids and teachers,” said Ryan Hill, KIPP NJ CEO and Founder.

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2016-09-20

News 12

Coverage of the KIPP Newark Collegiate Academy Ribbon Cutting

Watch the segment.

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2016-09-19

KIPP New Jersey

KIPP New Jersey, the New York Giants, Local Initiatives Support Corporation and Elected Officials Celebrate Opening of New KIPP NCA Facility and Athletic Field with Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

“I applaud KIPP New Jersey for their continued investment in the education of Newark’s youth.

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2016-09-12

ABC

Students surprised with magical trip for reading Harry Potter books

Ms. Burke, a reading teacher at KIPP BOLD Academy in New Jersey, surprised three of her students at their homes.

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2016-09-12

Josh Burton

Right This Minute

Harry Potter Bookworms get Field Trip of a Lifetime

These three 5th grade bookworms at the KIPP BOLD Academy in New Jersey committed to reading all seven...

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2016-09-07

Monica Morales

PIX 11

Newark students receive back-to-school surprise from Walmart

"This was the best day of my life," said one little girl from L.I.F.E. Academy in Newark.

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2016-09-02

6 ABC

KIPP: Cooper Norcross Academy Backpacks

Watch the segment.

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2016-09-02

FOX 29

Backpacks with school supplies donated to Camden Students

Watch the segment.

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2016-09-01

Essence

‘ESSENCE Black Girl Magic’ Episode 5 Teaches Self-Love and Acceptance

Watch the segment.

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2016-08-30

Tafshier Kim Cosby

Jersey Can

Engaging all parents is key to student success

Fast forward to today, and I can’t help but feel energized and motivated after attending the first-ever NJ Parent Summit held a few weeks ago.

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2016-08-19

Meir Rinde

NJ Spotlight

Some improvement seen in Camden Schools: Blip or New Beginning?

In reading they moved from the 37th to the 63rd percentile, according to KIPP’s annual report to the state.

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2016-08-02

Marc Schultz

Work for Good

[How We Hire] Take the work seriously, not yourself

An important part of my job is to perpetuate that sense of commitment by helping us all live out KIPP New Jersey’s values.

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2016-07-19

Richard Lee Colvin

Education Next

Continuing Change in Newark

Her youngest son has only attended KIPP schools. “The teachers there truly, truly set the bar very high as to how children are supposed to be treated."

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2016-07-11

Naomi Nix

The 74

Jersey Roar: Schools Make A Comeback in Camden, the Nation’s Most Distressed City

KIPP Cooper Norcross and Camden Prep report promising first-year internal assessments and the enrollment system launched smoothly.

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2016-07-05

Star Ledger Editorial

NJ.com

On charter schools, Newark is no Detroit

The state approved just three in February, but expanded 16 existing charters, including proven brands like Newark's top-performers North Star and KIPP.

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2016-06-26

Tracie Strahan

NBC

Positively Black: Rise Academy Girls Running Club

Tracie Strahan sits down with Ny'asia Welfare-Flowers and Nichole Inya-Agha to discuss the Rise Academy Girls Running Club in Newark, New Jersey.

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2016-06-19

RLS Media

Newark Teen "Rises Up" to Victory in First Round Competition at Amateur Night at the Apollo

Newark resident and Newark Collegiate Academy student Leah Jenea Gaines was victorious in her first round of competition.

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2016-06-17

George E. Norcross III

philly.com

Commentary: Reason for optimism among Camden's schoolchildren

KIPP Cooper is wrapping up its second year and its first in a new $50 million facility, a building long promised and finally delivered to the community.

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2016-06-17

U.S. Coast Guard New York City

Teaching outside the classroom

Fifth grade students from the Bold Academy Charter school in Newark, New Jersey spent the day with members from Station Sandy Hook.

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2016-06-13

Muhammed Akil

The 74

Opinion: Inspired By Muhammad Ali to Confront the Civil Rights Issue of Our Time — Education

Like Ali, our public education system must be bold, courageous and evolving. Our attitudes over critical issues, like education, must not remain stagnant.

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2016-06-01

KIPP New Jersey

KIPP New Jersey Hosts Annual “Be the Change” Event in Celebration of Student Accomplishments and Community Leaders

KIPP New Jersey hosted the Ninth Annual “Be the Change” Celebration at the New Jersey Performance Arts Center on June 1, 2016.

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2016-05-26

Monica Morales

Pix 11

Newark track team supporting girls to become strong women

The young athletes, ages 10 to 14, train three times a week after school. Teacher Amanda Geiger founded the team when she saw there was a need.

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2016-05-19

John Mooney

NJspotlight.com

Perspectives on the Passing of ‘Zuckerberg Era’ in Newark Schools

“So I think the impact has been pretty big, and very positive. That said, there’s clearly still a lot of work to do” Ryan Hill, CEO of KIPP New Jersey.

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2016-05-18

Zachary Kiesch

Fox 5

Newark students tend to community garden

Students at SEEK Academy have used the story of Lorax as a guide to turn an abandon lot near their school into a community garden.

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2016-05-13

Fox 29

Fox 29

Kipp Lanning Square Middle School making Camden proud

School’s boys’ basketball team undefeated, girls just lost one game.

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2016-05-06

Phaedra Trethan

Courier-Post

Pizza and life lessons at Camden school

“This is a great school, and all the teachers really push you to succeed and go on to college.”- Ronald Torres

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2016-05-03

Good Neighbors

Good Neighbors

Gladly learning and teaching in Newark A young local man giving back to his community

Daniel is now a fifth grade English teacher at Team Academy Charter School, which was founded by TFA alumni.

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2016-05-02

Mark Keierleber

The 74

6 Innovative School Leaders Who Are Disrupting Traditional Education

For Bonner, teaching second grade at this KIPP charter school in Newark, New Jersey, is a stark contrast from his days as a rescue helicopter pilot.

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2016-04-27

Steve Adubato

Steve Adubato on the air

3D Printing Can Teach Students Life Skills

Jay Galbraith explains why he chose to become a teacher, and why introducing young minds to technology can teach them life skills.

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2016-04-20

Michelle Caffrey

NJ.com

Teddy bears, Cooper staff help prep kids for doctor visits

More than 100 kindergarteners from the city\'s KIPP Cooper Norcross Academy were set up with a special teddy bear and t-shirt on Tuesday morning...

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2016-04-20

Brooke Thomas

CBS 3 Philadelphia

Doctors At Cooper University Hospital Show Students Going To The Doctors Isn't So Bad

CBS Local Philadelphia reports on a new program at Cooper Hospital featuring kindergarteners from KIPP Cooper Norcross Academy.

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2016-04-05

Jessica Militare

Glamour Magazine

2016 College Women of the Year: A'Dorian Murray-Thomas

A'Dorian Murray-Thomas, 20, Swarthmore College, founded SheWins!, a non-profit group helping girls who've been impacted be violence.

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2016-03-18

Poppy Harlow

CNN Money

The fight for Camden's future through education

KIPP Academy has found success across the country and now they\'re taking on a huge challenge in Camden, New Jersey -- a city known by many for its high crime and poverty. Can they succeed here?

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2016-03-17

Tawayna Peeples

NJ Spotlight

Opinion: Newark’s Citizens Should Have High Standards for Their Kids’ Education

SPARK Academy went above and beyond what my expectations were for any school, including my experience in a traditional district school.

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2016-03-09

KIPP New Jersey

KIPP New Jersey News

Water Quality Test in KIPP New Jersey Schools

We are in the process of completing water quality tests at all of our facilities to determine whether or not additional steps need to be taken with other locations. Again, just as a precaution, bottled water is being provided to these schools as well.

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2016-02-15

Wakeefah Borders

Education Post

This Newark School Isn’t Wasting Any Time When It Comes to Kids Who Struggle

I heard many great things about KIPP New Jersey so I took a chance to find out what all the rave was about. I entered my son into the open-enrollment pool and he was selected to attend KIPP BOLD Academy.

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2016-02-13

Andrea Whye

The Courier-Post

COMMENTARY: Renovate empty Camden schools

She’s lucky to be in a world-class school like the Kipp Cooper Norcross Academy building in Lanning Square.

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2016-02-09

Greg Adomaitis

NJ.Com

How Camden schools plan to employ, assist city residents

Renaissance schools KIPP, Mastery and Camden Prep will guarantee an interview with city residents who are qualified to fill open positions. The renaissance schools will also offer adult education classes, including financial literacy workshops...

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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."

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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.

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2016-02-08

Suzanne Monaghan

CBS Philly

Camden Officials Announce New Community Benefit Agreement Between Renaissance Schools, Neighborhoods

Under the agreement, Camden’s three renaissance schools have committed to expanding the programs offered to area residents.

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2016-02-03

KIPP New Jersey

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.

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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.

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2016-02-03

John Kopp

Philly Voice

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.

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2016-01-19

Sobel & CO.

Tapinto.net

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.

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2016-01-19

Wydeyah Hay

NewarkInc.com

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.

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2016-01-14

Alexander Russo

Washington Monthly

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.

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2016-01-12

Richard Whitmire

The Seventy Four

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.

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2016-01-11

Andaiye Taylor

Brick City Live

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.

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2015-12-30

NJ Spotlight

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

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2015-10-28

Jim Walsh

Courier-Post

Renaissance school debuts in Camden

"We are overenrolled, with a waiting list of about 360 kids," Drew Martin, the academy's executive director, said Tuesday.

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2015-10-25

Tom Moran

NJ.com

In Newark, booming charter schools flex new political muscle

He doesn\'t dispute the remarkable success of North Star and the other major chain in town, TEAM Academy, also known as KIPP.

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2015-10-15

KIPP New Jersey

KIPP New Jersey Files for Charter Renewal and Expansion in Newark

KIPP New Jersey today announced that it has filed for renewal of its existing charter and an expansion of its presence in the city of Newark with the New Jersey Department of Education.

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2015-10-02

Allison Steele

Philadelphia Inquirer

Rouhanifard sets out next steps for Camden schools

Rouhanifard has said partnering with successful school operators like Mastery, KIPP, and Uncommon will allow the district to serve more students in modern, updated buildings.

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2015-09-22

Naomi Nix

The 74 Million

Shavar Jeffries’ Breakthrough: What Newark Politics Taught Him About Taking Ed Reform National

A 2012 Stanford study concluded that charter school kids in Newark gained an additional seven-and-a-half months in reading instruction and nine months in math over their public school peers.

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2015-09-17

John Mooney

NJ Spotlight

New 'Renaissance School' hailed as big step forward for Camden kids

“I want to point out, our kids rocked, they absolutely did,” said Drew Martin, executive director of KIPP Cooper Norcross Academy, to loud applause.

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2015-09-15

KIPP New Jersey News

KIPP New Jersey

Press from the KCNA Dedication

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2015-09-11

Jami Floyd

WNYC

Charter School Head Says Newark Schools Are Better Since Facebook Gift

"Your odds have doubled of being in a good school if you're an African American kid in Newark," said Ryan Hill, director of Kipp New Jersey, which operates five charter schools in the city.

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2015-09-07

Leslie Brody

The Wall Street Journal

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.

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2015-09-06

Tom Moran

The Star-Ledger

Newark students are better off, despite the political noise

Read more from Tom Moran in the Star-Ledger's Editorial.

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2015-08-31

KIPP New Jersey Press Releases

KIPP New Jersey

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.

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2015-08-26

Jim Walsh

The Courier-Post

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.

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2015-08-17

Lauren Wanko

NJTV News

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.

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2015-07-28

Barry Carter

The Star-Ledger

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.

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2015-07-13

Richard Whitmire

The Seventy Four

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

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2015-07-12

KIPP New Jersey

KIPP New Jersey

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

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2015-06-30

Antonia O'Sullivan

My Child, My Choice

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

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2015-06-17

Renee Stoll

ABC Eyewitness News

Volunteers Help Build Children-designed Playground in Newark

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2015-06-17

Rebecca Granet

CBS New York

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

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2015-06-08

KIPP New Jersey News

KIPP New Jersey

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

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2015-06-01

Dreya Drayton

My Child, My Choice

The Myth about Charter Schools and Students with Special Needs

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2015-05-22

KaBOOM and KIPP New Jersey Staff

KIPP New Jersey, KaBOOM! and Morgan Stanley

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

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2015-05-13

Jessica Mazzola

NJ.com

Newark fights proposal to pause charter school growth

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2015-05-13

Rutgers Office of Communications

Rutgers University

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

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2015-05-08

Julie O'Connor

New Jersey Star-Ledger

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.

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2015-03-01

Diversity Recruitment Partners in Education

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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.

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2015-01-20

Arianna Prothero

Education Week

KIPP Principal Training Rooted in 'Real-World' Practice

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2014-12-16

Ben Cope

KIPP New Jersey

Newark Collegiate Academy Leads in College Entrance

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2014-01-10

Ryan Hill

TEAM Facility Update by Ryan Hill, TEAM CEO and Founder

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2013-03-19

Claudia Vargas

Philly.com

Camden Board of Education approves KIPP Cooper Norcross Academy contract

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2013-03-19

Phil Dunn

Courier-Post

Camden BOE approves school

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2012-12-01

Star-Ledger Editorial Board

Star Ledger

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

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2012-11-26

CREDO

Charter School Performance in New Jersey

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2012-09-01

Julie OConnor

NJ.com

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

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2012-07-26

Claudia Vargas

Philly.com

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

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2012-03-05

Alison Gregor

The New York Times

Newark Project Aims to Link Living and Learning

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2012-01-22

Joshua Burd

NJBIZ

Building deeper ties to Newark's redevelopment

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2011-10-28

Ira Glass

This American Life

449: Middle School

Ira speaks with Shannon Grande, a teacher at Rise Academy in Newark, about a seventh grader she taught.

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2011-10-18

Erin Peterson

Mount Holyoke Alumnae Quarterly

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

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2011-08-25

MaryLynn Schiavi

Bridgewater Patch

Bridgewater Woman ‘Pays it forward’ Through Education

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2010-09-24

USA Today

USA Today

Newark hopes Facebook gift translates to results

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2010-09-19

Barbara Martinez

Wall Street Journal

Even Top Teachers Get Laid Off

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2010-09-09

Barbara Martinez

MSNBC

America's Education Crisis

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2010-06-17

Laura Jones

Cablevision

Cablevision - Laura Jones

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2010-04-11

Ali Nagle

Tonic

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

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2010-03-06

Randall Pinkston

CBS News

KIPP: Knowledge is Power Program

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2010-02-25

Diane Sawyer

ABC News

Secrets of America's Greatest Teachers

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2010-02-18

Plum TV

Plum TV

Plum TV – Citizen Active - Education

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2010-01-16

Dane Peterson

Georgetown Magazine

Georgetown Teaches for America

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2010-01-14

Jane M. Dalton

NorthJersey.com News

Glen Rock natives both teach and learn from urban students

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2010-01-10

Todd Johnson

The Grio

'Team in Africa' program connects students a continent apart

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2009-12-14

David Giambusso

The Star Ledger

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

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2009-11-02

Caroline Walker

Tonic

Success From Newark to Rwanda

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2009-07-28

Fox News

Fox News

More Time in School

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2009-05-01

Sharon McCloskey

coveringeducation.org

High Tide in Newark

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2009-04-22

Helen Joyce

The Economist

Education in New York - Off to school

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2009-03-08

Chosun Ilbo

The Chosun

KIPP – Revolutionizing Public Education

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2009-01-31

Bill Gates

Ted Talks

Bill Gates on mosquitos, malaria, and education

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2008-12-29

Evan Thomas

Newsweek

A Return to Accountability

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2008-11-09

Steve Adubato

One-on-One with Steve Adubato

One-on-One with Steve Adubato

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2008-11-04

Della Crews

News 12

Spotlight New Jersey with host Della Crews

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2008-10-07

Erik W. Robelen

Education Week

Fertile Soil for Charters

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2005-12-31

John Mooney

Sunday Star Ledger

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

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2003-09-07

John Mooney

Start Ledger

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

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