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Chartered Well ... and Badly
The experience of charter schools is mixed, at best
"...KIPP Academy: "The rigor of the work is relentless." It's..."

April 4, 2003 News Feature

Fuller Statements Misleading
"...schools in Austin, and welcome rigorous research at all KIPP schools nationwide. I want to correct two misleading statements..."

Dec. 13, 2011 Postmarks

Study: Dropout Rates for Blacks Higher in Charters
A new UT study shows black high school students in Texas are three times more likely to drop out from a charter system
"...Panacea?: An Analysis of Black Secondary School Attrition from KIPP, Other Privately Operated Charters, and Urban Districts," was presented..."

April 27, 2012 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Naked City
School Shopping
"...staff and trustees heard a contract proposal from the KIPP Network of Schools (the Knowledge Is Power Program), which..."

Feb. 1, 2002 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Acronyms Explained
"...source of campaign funding in the current election cycle. KIPP Charter Schools..."

Nov. 28, 2014 News Feature

Can Edison Pass the AISD Test?
AISD considers hiring Edison Schools Inc. for East Austin.
"...the company's proposal, as well as that of the KIPP Network of Schools, which hopes to open a chartered..."

Jan. 25, 2002 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Re-Forming AI$D
What's behind the national involvment in local school board races?
"...that Thompson – co-founder of the Austin branch of KIPP Charter Schools and a TFA alum – suddenly wanted..."

Nov. 28, 2014 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

After a Fashion: The Dish
Your Style Avatar gets all guidance counselory and might have gotten snubbed...
"...McDonald invited us to celebrate the 10th anniversary of KIPP (Knowledge Is Power Program) charter school and ribbon-cutting ceremony..."

Oct. 12, 2012 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

Winnowing the Charters
The Lege considers the troubled state of Texas charter schools
"...number of Texas charters are bona fide success stories. KIPP Academy in Houston, where students are required to sign..."

July 12, 2002 News Feature by Michael May

'If Not Edison -- What?'
Austin Interfaith's Alliance programs represent one alternative to failing AISD schools.
"...a proposal from the nonprofit Knowledge Is Power Program (KIPP) that would have created an East Austin magnet school..."

March 22, 2002 News Feature by Emily Pyle

Uncontrolled Experiments
AISD says charters and single-sex academies will lift all students' boats – and attacks any research that says otherwise
"...its first attempt to run a regular general-admission campus, KIPP took over Cole Middle School in Denver Public Schools..."

Dec. 9, 2011 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Who Can Vouch for the Charters?
The state's freewheeling experiment with charter schools gets a poor grade.
"...are also some successful charter schools. In Austin, the KIPP Academy and American Youthworks charter schools are proving that..."

April 4, 2003 News Feature by Michael May

Undocumented, Unafraid
Balancing fear and power in the wake of ICE arrests
"...the same, as did roughly 40% of students at KIPP Austin area charter schools. One of them, Stephanie Trejo,..."

March 10, 2017 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Snapshot: Lunar New Year Celebrations
Year of the Dog means cute puppies ahead

Feb. 23, 2018 Arts Column by David Brendan Hall

What Now for DREAMers?
The clock is ticking for the 120,000 DACA recipients in Texas
"...Stay Immigration Consultation Clinic/Know Your Rights PresentationSat., Sept. 30, 10am-2pmKIPP Austin – South Campus, 5107 S."

Sept. 15, 2017 News Feature by Mary Tuma

The Damage Done by SB 4
Court records reveal impact of the "show me your papers" bill on immigrant lives
"...elicit police intervention that may lead to deportation. The KIPP Austin Collegiate graduate's mental health suffered in her senior..."

July 21, 2017 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Austin Leads Pack on Early Student Aid Submissions
Local students and their families get much-needed FAFSA help
"...Manor, Pflugerville, and Round Rock) and three charter groups (KIPP, Harmony, and NYOS) who have formed a pact with..."

April 22, 2016 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Final SXSW List: No. 10
Nas, Vince Staples, Lucius, and 198 more
"...Kipp Stone (Cleveland, OH.)..."

March 4, 2016 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Fall Into Music's Final Notes
Last day to give your musical instrument to kids to play
"...Mariachi, Mendez Middle School Orchestra, Austin Soundwaves, and the KIPP Band...."

Nov. 18, 2015 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Few Protections for Cyclists
It's near impossible to get an indictment when a cyclist is killed in Austin
"...said Guerrero – he helped keep other students at KIPP Austin Collegiate from dropping out of school...."

Sept. 18, 2015 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Shout OUT: Lex Keaton
These are the people in our gayborhood: Social Services Stud
"...Keaton happily reports, “My first job here was at KIPP Austin Public Schools, where about 75% of the staff..."

March 27, 2015 Qmmunity Post by Blake McCoy

Food-o-File: Friday Lagniappe
A little extra Austin food news
"...Due. Proceeds from the event and donations will benefit KIPP Austin Public Charter Schools. Sunday, Mar. 22, 2-8pm...."

March 20, 2015 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Top 10 Education Stories
The year in local education
"...politics by throwing over $20,000 behind AISD candidate, and ex-KIPP Austin charter school administrator, David "D" Thompson – who..."

Jan. 2, 2015 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

AISD: One for the Money
" the fact he was a co-founder of the KIPP Austin charter school. And Thomp­son's outside money has allowed..."

Dec. 5, 2014 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Chronicle Endorsements
"...he can be both critical and constructive. His opponent, KIPP Austin founder David "D" Thompson, is simply too thoroughly..."

Nov. 28, 2014 News Feature

Race-Based Voting?
Some candidates say names, race influenced election
" was on UT Chair Edmund "Ted" Gordon facing KIPP Austin charter founder David "D" Thompson; in District 6,..."

Nov. 14, 2014 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

AISD: Outside Money, Mixed Results
"...African and African Diaspora Studies Ted Gordon and former KIPP Austin charter co-founder David "D" Thompson heading to a..."

Nov. 7, 2014 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Reform PAC Cash Floods AISD Races
Bloomberg, Silicon Valley money boosts reform candidates
"...have a vested interest in the performance of a KIPP Austin charter founder's performance in an AISD race? And..."

Nov. 3, 2014 News Post by Richard Whittaker

How Much for a Trustee Seat?
Local and outside money moving into AISD races
"...mention that it was with TFA and charter group KIPP; this cash puts that issue back in the spotlight...."

Oct. 31, 2014 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Who Follows Bradley?
Austin ISD District 1
"...voters: His first job in Austin education was at KIPP, one of the charter operations that poaches East Austin..."

Oct. 17, 2014 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

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