KIPP Academy

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2014

    Houston Non-Profits Get Windfall from Millionaire's Will

    A bevvy of local organizations, including the Houston Parks Board and Trees for Houston, will receive $308,000 each, after a state probate judge approved the settlement of businessman James Martin Hill Jr.'s estate. Hill, who "established a successful home building company," died in 2010, but an ag ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2009

    Bill Gates Helps Out Houston's KIPP Charter School In A Big Way

    ​The KIPP charter schools in Houston are getting a huge boost from Bill Gates, according to the Wall Street Journal.The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation announced that it is guaranteeing $30 million worth of bonds so that KIPP can expand operations here "from 4,500 in 15 schools to 21,000 stude ... More >>

  • News

    October 1, 2009

    Magna Charter

    Right in the middle of the Gulfton Ghetto, one school is putting on a grand experiment.

  • News

    April 20, 2006

    En la Calle

    Houston joins the revolución

  • Best of Houston

    September 25, 2003
  • News

    December 25, 1997

    The TAAS Buster

    For years, Harriet Ball miraculously boosted the test scores of academically at-risk kids in Houston. Finally, educators across the country are taking note.