Behind the Headline: Biggest Study Ever Says KIPP Gains Substantial

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Biggest Study Ever Says KIPP Gains Substantial
Class Struggle| 2/27/13

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No Excuses Kids Go to College
Education Next | Spring 2013

A five-year study of 43 KIPP schools conducted by Mathematica Policy Research concludes that “the average impact of KIPP on student achievement is positive, statistically significant, and educationally substantial.” For more resources about KIPP:

In the Spring 2013 issue of Ed Next, Robert Pondiscio looks at how graduates of KIPP and other No Excuses schools do in college and what is being done to help alumni of these schools succeed.

Ed Next editor Rick Hess interviewed KIPP CEO Richard Barth in 2011.

Ed Next published an excerpt from Jay Mathews’ book about KIPP, Work Hard. Be Nice., in the spring of 2009.

In the summer 2008 issue of Ed Next, Julie Bennett wrote about how KIPP is using the franchise model to expand its operations.

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