TITLE

KIPP Study Finds High Student Attrition Amid Big Learning Gains

AUTHOR(S)
Robelen, Erik W.
PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
Education Week;9/24/2008, Vol. 28 Issue 5, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports that the Knowledge is Power Program, a network of independently run public schools, have posted strong increases in academic achievement. A study by SRI International concluded that the gains were not simply the result of recruiting high-performing students. However, the schools have a high dropout rate.
ACCESSION #
34646535

 

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