Posted on September 26, 2014
For new teachers’ salaries at THRIVE Academy in Newark as it grows to serve 212 kindergarten and first grade students in its second year of operation. THRIVE Academy, TEAM’s second elementary school, will grow one grade each year until it is a fully grown K-4 school serving 500 students. Through a rigorous, inquiry infused, service learning curriculum, their students learn to think critically about problems, develop unique solutions and value the process of learning. TEAM Charter Schools, part of the national network of KIPP Charter Schools, are free, open-enrollment, college-preparatory public charter schools preparing students in underserved communities in Newark for success in college and life. They currently serve 2,200 students in six schools in grades K-12 and plan to grow to a network of ten schools serving 4,800 students.