KIPP Through College


 
For April and May, Education Post will be celebrating students who are making it to and through college with the support of the KIPP charter school network’s Through College program.

In 1998, the KIPP network of schools created KIPP To College to help students and their families prepare for life after high school. The effort was successful, but it soon became clear that KIPP graduates struggled to finish college. So in 2008, the program was renamed KIPP Through College to emphasize completion rather than just matriculation.

KIPP Through College addresses the seemingly small, often overlooked hardships that can derail low-income, first-generation college students.

Posted Apr. 21, 2017
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Posted Apr. 17, 2017
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Posted Apr. 17, 2017
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It’s Bigger Than Teaching, It’s Love: How KIPP Is Getting Students To and Through College

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Posted Apr. 18, 2017
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