Welcome back to school Miami-Dade!
Welcome back to school Miami-Dade!
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Welcome back to school Miami-Dade!
Students in northwest Miami-Dade were treated to free haircuts ahead of the new school year. KIPP Miami invited the kids to 305 Kings and Queens Salon, where the first 100 got complimentary cuts.
KIPP Miami and Bridge to Hope are partnering to donate 1,250 backpacks for students in the Liberty City neighborhood.
“From restorative justice circles to morning affirmation sessions, KIPP’s educators are leading the way in empowering students to be-come agents of their mental health while strengthening their toolkits to combat everyday stressors that overwhelmingly affect Black and brown youth.”
“You get to a point where you’re trying to figure out how to use your collective power as teachers to really impact the system and see the type of curriculum our students deserve,” Bryant said.
Many police, he said, have “a fear of the Black body,” Toussaint, now 40 and a teacher at KIPP Miami as well as owner of Toussaint Immigration & Consulting. “... One trial is not going to change the way they look at us.”
From social-emotional learning, to community engagement—here’s how KIPP Miami supports every child that comes through its doors.
When community organizations come together, anything is possible! Check out how KIPP Miami, The Marlins Foundation and Miami Lighthouse for the Blind helped students access eye screenings and free glasses.
The Miami Marlins handed holiday gifts to 120 children through car windows on Thursday at Gwen Cherry Park.
Given the challenges faced by Miami’s nonprofit community during the COVID-19 pandemic, The Miami Foundation had to revamp its ninth annual event. Instead of waiting until Thursday, donors were able to make gifts to the 900 charities online at GiveMiamiDay.org starting on Monday through an Early Giving initiative.
To ensure all of its students are prepared to log on to their first day of school, KIPP hosted a supply drive for families to pick up Chromebooks, brand new bookbags filled with workbooks and school supplies, and school uniforms.
A local nonprofit charter school provided its students with all the materials they needed to kick off the school year, from laptops, to uniforms.
“At KIPP Miami we have always been committed to going the extra mile for our students and families and at no time is this more important than right now,” says Brett Kimmel, executive director of KIPP Miami.
“We hope this reinforces KIPP’s outrage at police brutality and our country’s lack of response,” wrote KIPP Executive Director Brett Kimmel in a letter to families.
KIPP Miami partnered with other community organizations and the Marlins to distribute food to 30 families in the Liberty City neighborhood.
KIPP Sunrise Academy teachers know socially distancing is tough for their students—but they’re finding ways to stay connected. Check out this piece about how teachers helped plan a surprise birthday parade for one student.
Learn how KIPP Miami is deploying technology to ensure students don’t fall behind academically due to COVID-19.
Teaching in an age of social distancing is hard. That’s why KIPP Miami Executive Director Brett Kimmel recommends these best practices for parents implementing remote learning in partnership with their teachers.
KIPP Liberty Academy teacher Dana Bailey is inspiring the next generation of readers every day in her classroom—check out her feature in the South Florida CW!
Why does school choice matter to KIPP Miami parent Torri Russell? Dive in to learn more about her experience with KIPP Sunrise Academy.
New year, new cuts. Our second annual free haircut event was a huge hit in the Liberty City community!
Our second annual barbershop event was a huge success. Liberty City students returned to school after the holiday break with fresh (and free!) haircuts!
Who would turn down heading back to school with a free, fresh haircut? Not these Miami kids!
We are grateful to the Jorge M. Perez Family Foundation for awarding a substantial gift to KIPP Miami. This grant will allow us to expand the number of children we educate in greater Miami.
Thank you to the Miami Marlins for helping our KIPPsters enjoy the holiday season at their holiday celebration.
Give Miami Day was a huge success for KIPP Miami. We joined with other Miami nonprofits for this day of giving to support the education of Miami students.
Our kids run to school—and love to learn. Teachers like Charlene Manaoat make this possible.
KIPP NJ recently welcomed over 170 students from the West Little River and Liberty City communities to KIPP Liberty Academy! We can't wait to help our students on their path to and through college.
These teachers--including KIPP Sunrise Academy teacher Charlene Manaoa--share what they think parents should know about their jobs.
KIPP Liberty Academy founding school leader Ian Bravo sat down with KIPP Miami’s Director of Enrollment and Community Engagement Tshaka Ismael to talk about his background in education, and what parents can expect at KIPP Liberty Academy!
WLRN discusses KIPP Miami's efforts to open five schools to serve Liberty City families.
KIPP Sunrise Academy founding principal Leyla Bravo Wiley earns a shoutout in WJCT for her work to ensure Liberty City "is home to Miami's highest performing school."
KIPP Sunrise Academy teachers recently got a behind-the-scenes look at Art Basel and they’re eager to share what they learned with their students!
Shanica Aguila, a parent of a KIPP Sunrise Academy student, expresses her gratitude for the school’s opening in Liberty City.
100 students in Liberty City, Miami started the year off right with haircuts, courtesy of KIPP Sunrise Academy.
As six year-old Tyhler Herrera gears up to start first grade at KIPP Miami this year, the start of the back-to-school year will look different due to aftermath of the Valentine’s Day shooting in Parkland, Florida: an armed security guard on every campus, increased security technology, and stricter rules.
KIPP Sunrise Academy opens in Liberty City, Miami next this month. Monica Kress, Managing Operations Director for KIPP Miami and Chalianna Lopez, a KIPP NYC alumna, talks about what makes KIPP unique.
The school will be uniquely co-located in an underutilized portion of Poinciana Park Elementary and will open with nearly 200 students in kindergarten through first grade.
KIPP Sunrise Academy will bring a new model and education alternative to Miami, adding a nonprofit charter school to the urban core, backed by a partnership with Miami-Dade County Public Schools (MDCPS) that will offer leadership development and curriculum resources to district teachers.
KIPP hosted a kickoff event to celebrate its arrival and the opening of its first school in Miami.
More than 100 of Miami’s sports, education and philanthropy leaders gathered at the exclusive Design District Garden Building’s rooftop to welcome KIPP bringing additional education options to South Florida’s children.
KIPP, a national nonprofit network of college preparatory public charter schools serving elementary, middle and high school students, has announced that KIPP Miami’s founding school hires.
Former Miami HEAT Player Shane Battier and WPLG Local 10 News Anchor Laurie Jennings Among Special Guests
KIPP, a national nonprofit network of charter schools, made the following hires.
New Hires Bring Over 10 Years of Education and Leadership Experience
The school is also part of a larger campaign by the Urban League — called We Rise Education Village — to bring new life and opportunity to Liberty City.