Ryan E. Hill

Guest Blogger

Chief Executive Officer, KIPP New Jersey

Newark, New Jersey

Ryan Hill is the founder and chief executive officer of KIPP New Jersey (formerly TEAM Schools), a network of public charter schools in Newark and Camden, New Jersey. KIPP New Jersey is part of the nationally recognized “Knowledge Is Power Program” network of free, open-enrollment, college-preparatory public schools dedicated to preparing students in underserved communities for success in college and in life.

A graduate of the University of Wisconsin, Hill was the winner of the New Schools Venture Fund Impact Award, the Bank of America Local Heroes Award, and was named one of 11 New Jerseyans to watch by the Newark Star-Ledger. In 2015 he received the Delbarton School Distinguished Educator Award and in 2016, was named to the Pahara-Aspen Education Fellowship.

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Posted Aug. 8, 2018

This School Year Let’s Treat Our Teachers Like Celebrities

My father was a high school teacher for 30 years. My earliest memories are of him returning home in the…

By Ryan E. Hill

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Posted July 16, 2019

Here’s Why President Trump’s Tweets About ‘The Squad’ Are Nothing New for Black Women in Education

On Sunday, the 45th president of the United States told four congresswomen of color to “go back” to the countries from which they came.  ….and…

By Kelisa Wing

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Posted July 17, 2019

These Award-Winning Teachers Say to Close the Detention Centers and Bring the Children to Our Classrooms

This post is an open letter to the Trump administration, signed by 45 former State Teachers of the Year and the 1,840 members of Teachers…

By Ivonne Orozco, Mandy Manning, Heidi Crumrine

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Posted July 12, 2019
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We’ve Never Seen a Public School System Work for All Kids, But We Have to Believe We Can Build One

The other day I watched the documentary True Justice: Bryan Stevenson’s Fight for Equality.  Now if you don’t know who Bryan Stevenson is, you should…

By Tanesha Peeples

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