The Answer

October 27, 2014

Prioritizing Pre-reading for Reluctant Readers

By Jamie Kaelin, Director of Special Education

Especially if you teach math, science, or social studies, the task of not only teaching your students the skills for your class, but also how to read the content that goes along with it, can be a daunting one. Luckily there are some go-to strategies that you can employ for your whole class or the... READ MORE

October 22, 2014

At Some Charters, College Acceptance Is Required For Graduation

YES Prep and other charter schools hold to higher graduation requirements as traditional public schools lower the expectation for earning a diploma. Click here to read Houston Public Media's article. READ MORE

October 21, 2014

YES Prep takes home state championship!

It was a great weekend to be a member of the YES Prep cross country teams! The Southeast Varsity Boys won the first ever YES Prep State Championship, and senior Joe Balderas was the Boys Varsity State Champion. North Central’s Brian Garcia took home 3rd Place in the individual title. Southeast... READ MORE

October 20, 2014

​6 Strategies for Supporting Struggling Writers

By Jamie Kaelin, Director of Special Education

If you teach a subject other than English, it can feel laborious to layer writing on top of your existing content. It’s so good for their overall thinking and literacy, though, so stay committed to doing it by adding whatever supports your students may need to get them going productively on it. You... READ MORE

October 16, 2014

ASD Considers 12 Additional Memphis Schools

The Achievement School District is considering adding up to 12 Memphis schools to the state-run school district that is now in its third school year. We're glad that YES has the opportunity to take part in this partnership. Click here to read more. READ MORE

October 15, 2014

Charter schools morph into charter districts

Thank you USA TODAY for spotlighting our SKY partnership with KIPP Houston Public Schools and Spring Branch Independent School District! Click here to read the article READ MORE