The F&M College Prep program hosts students from KIPP and other high-flying charter schools for three weeks over the summer in an effort to boost college enrollment and persistence rates.

The program grew out of a partnership between Franklin & Marshall College and KIPP aimed at helping KIPP alumni succeed in college.

Robert Pondiscio describes the program in a new article, “No Excuses Kids Go to College: Will High-Flying Charters See Their Low-Income Students Graduate?

—Education Next

Last updated January 31, 2013