The first class will consist of about 500 students in kindergarten, 1st, 2nd and 6th grades, he said.“We’ve got just a little bit under 2,000 students on waiting lists to get into our existing Brownsville schools, so the demand is there,” Torkelson said.
He encouraged us to have a high education, because as Americans, we have the opportunities that other countries lack and we don’t realize it or take advantage of that opportunity.
IDEA and KIPP students give back to our community.
The issue of immigration should not be forgotten as the next election draws near..
On Wednesday, June 11, 2014, students from KIPP High School and IDEA Mission College Prep went to the border patrol station in Brownsville, Texas.