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November 18, 2014

As California Charter School Enrollment Rises, Districts May Feel Effects

Over a half-million California students are now enrolled in charter schools, according to an estimate released today by the California Charter Schools Association.

November 12, 2014

Charter Schools Combat High Teacher Turnover With On-Site Daycare

One of the largest charter school networks, KIPP, is trying to reel in its high teacher turnover rates with more family-friendly policies, according to The Hechinger Report.

October 22, 2014

KIPP Plans to Double Number of Los Angeles Schools, Students

KIPP, one of the largest national charter school networks, intends to open nine new schools in L.A., and more than double itscurrent enrollment to 10,000 students by 2020.

July 11, 2014

Atlanta Schools Chief Hires Her Number Two from KIPP Charter School Network

David Jernigan's hiring is part of a broader plan to promote collaboration between the district and its local charter sector.

July 11, 2014

Why Atlanta Public Schools Is Recruiting Talent From Major Charter Network

David Jernigan's hiring is part of a broader plan to promote collaboration between the district and its local charter sector.

July 01, 2014

KIPP Schools Named Winner of 2014 Broad Prize for Public Charter Schools

The annual award, announced at the National Charter Schools Conference in Las Vegas, honors charter systems making big academic gains and narrowing achievement gaps in urban areas.

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.

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