The Answer

June 12, 2015

Missouri City Teen to Study in Korea

The Houston Chronicles spotlights Alexis Booker, YES Prep Brays Oaks students, as she heads off to Korea as a participant of the National Security Language Inititative for Youth. Click here to read more of her story! READ MORE

June 09, 2015

Use results of charter school 'experiment'

  The Houston Chronicle covers charter schools such as YES Prep and how they are enabling our poorest students to achieve awe-inspiring academic gains. Click here to read the full story!  READ MORE

June 08, 2015

Charters Look to Change Perceptions on Teacher Turnover

  "There's this narrative about charters burning and churning people and we do not in any way, shape, or form want to be a part of that." Thank you to Nella Garcia Urban, YES Prep's VP of Talent, for leading our efforts to make YES Prep a sustainable and supportive choice for great teachers! Read... READ MORE

June 08, 2015

30 Days of Grad: Pedro Viera

  Pedro Viera, YES Prep East End Graduate, talks with the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools and shares his story of how his strong support system of teachers helped him achieve his dreams. Read more of his story! ‪ READ MORE

June 01, 2015

Why I Teach: Students of Color Who Look (And Don't Look) Like Me

  Laureen Wimbley, YES Prep teacher and TFA Alum, shares how her eight years as a sixth-grade science teacher at YES Prep Southwest have both shifted and strengthened her mind-set behind her longevity in the Lone Star State. Click here to read her story.  READ MORE

June 01, 2015

TNTP Announces 2015 Fishman Prize Finalists!

  Congrats to YES Prep AP English Lit Teacher, James Sheridan, for being a 2015 TNTP Fishman Prize Finalist! Read his story!  READ MORE