“I Have A Dream” Foundation of Boulder County

“I Have A Dream” Foundation of Boulder County Boulder, CO “I Have A Dream” (IHDF) is an economic empowerment program, whose aim is to prevent high-school dropout and engage low-income students for post-secondary success through a long-term, whole-child approach to access education. NDA members support IHDF’s work in the following ways: Program Site Member: The Program Site NDA members support the services…

KIPP Chicago Public Charter Schools

KIPP Chicago Public Charter Schools Chicago, IL Founded in 2003, KIPP Chicago Schools began with a single class of fifth graders at KIPP Ascend Middle School. Today, KIPP Chicago includes multiple schools, serving more than 1,000 students in grades K-3 and 5-8. The KIPP Through College Program supports 450 KIPP alumni.  NDA members at KIPP…

Polaris Charter Academy

Polaris Charter Academy Chicago, IL The mission of Polaris Charter Academy is to help students become self-motivated, creative, critical thinkers. The ultimate goal of Polaris is to shape life-long learners and active citizens. Polaris Charter Academy structures its curriculum around “learning expeditions,” which provide stimulating educational experiences. Learning expeditions require students to practice a wide…

Starlight Elementary School

Starlight Elementary School Watsonville, CA Starlight Elementary is the largest elementary school in Pajaro Valley Unified School District. The school has focused on meeting both the academic and health/wellness goals of its students and community. The NDA member’s serve in the day and after school programs. In addition to providing reading and homework help, the…