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April 26, 2016

YES Prep Gulfton Senior Awarded Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship

LANSDOWNE, Va. – Francisco Cernada, senior at YES Prep Gulfton, has been awarded a Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship worth up to $40,000 annually, the foundation announced today.    Cernada is one of 85 high school students from 27 states receiving the Cooke College Scholarship this... READ MORE

April 25, 2016

YES Prep High Schools Take Gold in National Rankings

By YES Prep Public Schools

Five of our qualifying high schools earned gold medals from the U.S. News and World Report 2016 Best High Schools list. With over 21,500 public high schools in 50 states and the District of Columbia considered, only the top 500 schools with the highest college readiness scores received the gold... READ MORE

April 14, 2016

YES Prep Public Schools Confirms Mark DiBella as New CEO

By YES Prep Public Schools

Focused on Expanding its Impact to Transform Houston   Houston, Texas (Thursday, April 14, 2016) - The YES Prep Public Schools Board of Directors unanimously voted to confirm Mark DiBella for the position of Chief Executive Officer. DiBella has held various, progressive roles with YES Prep since... READ MORE

March 22, 2016

Surviving Year One of Teaching

By Erika Lai, First-Year Teacher

Guest Contributor Erika Lai graduated from the University of Houston with a B.A. in English Literature and a minor in Leadership Studies. She teaches 9th and 10th grade English at YES Prep East End. In early November, I found myself contemplating if I had made the right decision to become a teacher... READ MORE

March 21, 2016

Meet Juana Granados, YES Prep Alumna and Founder of Penn First

By Natalie Lund

Juana Granados graduated from YES Prep Southeast in 2013. She is an Urban Studies major at the University of Pennsylvania and the co-founder of Penn First and First Families, student organizations intended to support first-generation college students. We interviewed Juana about her leadership at... READ MORE

March 09, 2016

YES Prep Named in 2015 Texas Honor Roll

By YES Prep Public Schools

The Education Results Partnership and the Institute for Productivity in Education listed YES Prep in its inaugural 2015 Texas Honor Roll. Four YES Prep campuses-- YES Prep West, YES Prep East End, YES Prep Southwest, and YES Prep Southeast-- were among 713 other schools named in the Star list. The... READ MORE