Education A National Roundup

Teacher Award Established

By Ann Bradley — September 20, 2005 1 min read

A Houston couple has joined with the foundation associated with the Knowledge Is Power Program, or KIPP, to create a $100,000 annual award for a teacher working in an underserved community. The first Kinder Excellence in Teaching Award will be given next spring; applications are due by Dec. 31 to www.kinderaward.org. The award is backed by Nancy and Rich Kinder, who are longtime supporters of kipp and its Houston charter school.

A version of this article appeared in the September 21, 2005 edition of Education Week