Andhra Lutz

Guest Blogger

Managing Director of Secondary Schools, KIPP DC

Washington, D.C.

Andhra Lutz is the Managing Director of Secondary Schools at KIPP DC. She has worked at KIPP DC for nine years. During that tenure, she was the principal of Promise Academy, a Blue Ribbon award-winning elementary school in Washington, D.C. and the principal of KIPP DC: College Prep High School, an 800 student Tier One high school also in Washington, D.C. Ms. Lutz began her career in 1990 as a charter member of Teach for America in Eastern North Carolina and has been an educator for thirty years.


Posted Oct. 13, 2020

KIPP Students Know What They Need to Thrive in Remote Learning

On July 30th, the Mayor of DC, Muriel Bowser, announced that D.C. schools would begin the year remotely. It was…

By Andhra Lutz

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Posted Feb. 26, 2021

February Is Black History Month. Periodt.

I swear I wasn’t trying to end Black History Month with white people and skinfolk that ain’t kinfolk foolery but … Yesterday my homie, Dr.…

By Tanesha Peeples

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Posted Feb. 26, 2021

Want a National Effort to Combat COVID Learning Loss? Study Your Black History.

We know all too well Black and brown students in marginalized communities are now bearing the brunt of the pandemic’s effect on schools—with inadequate technology,…

By Sharif El-Mekki

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Posted Feb. 24, 2021

Meet Newark’s Own Amanda Gorman, Seventh Grade Poet Makayla Brown

A month ago, as Amanda Gorman shared her beautiful prose during President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris’ inauguration, students at KIPP Rise Academy in Newark had…

By Laura Waters

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