Thursday, March 31, 2011

Additional coverage: WHAT MAKES KIPP WORK? - A Study of Student Characteristics, Attrition, and School Finance

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 High attrition and public funding fuel KIPP results, national study finds

Baltimore Sun (blog) - ‎

High levels of attrition, selectivity and government funding have positioned Knowledge is Power Program (KIPP) schools as academic leaders, according to a national report published Thursday, which found that the charter network's lauded outcomes in ...

'Waiting for Superman' KIPP Schools Leave Kids Out, Study Finds

Bloomberg - John Hechinger -

Taxpayer-funded KIPP schools, praised in the film “Waiting for Superman,” succeed in sending poor graduates to college because the lowest-performing students drop out or don't enroll at all, ...

Study: KIPP charter schools have extra edge

Washington Post - Nick Anderson -

The Knowledge Is Power Program, a charter school network known for lifting the achievements of poor children through high standards and long hours of work, benefits from significant private funding and ...

Study Says Charter Network Has Financial Advantages Over Public Schools

New York Times - Sam Dillon - ‎

Most charter schools receive less government money for each student, on average, than traditional public schools. But the KIPP network, one of the fastest-growing and most academically successful charter groups, has received more taxpayer ...

New study questions model charter schools' successes

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (blog) - Amy Hetzner -

KIPP charter schools receive more money than traditional schools and have a high number of African-American male students leave before reaching high school, according to a new study by Western Michigan University ...

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United States

Study Finds High Dropout Rates for Black Males in KIPP Schools

Education Week News - Charles Borst - ‎

Gary Miron is the author of a study that takes a critical look at KIPP schools across the nation. "KIPP is doing a great job of educating students who persist, but not all who come," says the professor of evaluation, measurement and research at Western ...

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