KIPP to graduate first senior class
— reported by the Houston Business Journal
KIPP Houston High School will graduate its first senior class on May 31.
The high school, the first created in the Knowledge Is Power Program network, opened in 2004 as a public charter school. It was
started with $680,000 from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation —
part of an $8 million grant to the KIPP Foundation in 2005 to start
KIPP high schools across the country.