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Posted on June 17, 2006
Evaluation of Bay Area KIPP Schools
Through a combination of rigorous academics, a disciplined environment, and a 50 percent increase in the amount of time spent in the classroom,
(Knowledge Is Power Program) schools prepare underserved urban youth for college. In
San Francisco Bay Area KIPP Schools: A Study of Early Implementation
, a report funded by the
William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
, researchers from
detail the program's first year of implementation in five California public schools and conclude that the approach has worked for most students.
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