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March 11, 2014

New Jersey Charter Leverages Creative Funding Strategy For Historic Building

The KIPP network in New Jersey tapped historic tax credits in order to help purchase and renovate an 1880s school building.

July 03, 2013

Focus on Kids Identified as Key to District-Charter Partnerships

The Spring Branch school district in Texas just finished the first year of its collaboration with KIPP and Yes Prep, two charter organizations.

May 21, 2013

Bad to Good and Good to Great

The charter movement had it right from the get-go: Each school would have its own "charter" spelling out the results that it would be responsible for achieving.

May 15, 2013

Broad Foundation Names Three Finalists for Charter Schools Prize

Achievement First, KIPP Foundation, and Uncommon Schools are the three contenders to be awarded the Broad Foundation's top charter network prize in July.

May 02, 2013

Addressing the Gap Between the Rich and 'Others'

After fighting one war after another, at great cost, for democracy, we shame ourselves when we let it slip through our fingers so fast.

April 30, 2013

How Do We Foster Excellence?

We no longer need to ask, "Is it possible?" All educators have been liberated by proof that it is ...

April 25, 2013

Teaching Students About Trade-Offs

Part of the complex moral message we are teaching the young in school is being aware of the trade-offs that complicate life.

April 23, 2013

Exploring Moral Development in School

Starting in 5th grade, we introduced a series of dilemmas to our children and asked them to think about why they do what they do.

April 18, 2013

Questioning Assumptions About the Poor

The oft-repeated verbal attacks on poor people's "bad habits" has led to poor pedagogy and missed opportunities, starting at age 4 and 5.

April 16, 2013

KIPP Co-Founder Outlines Steps to Closing Achievement Gap

Michael Feinberg, a co-founder of the KIPP network of charter schools, spoke about closing the achievement gap at the ASU/GSV Education Innovation Summit.

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