KIPP Schools Shift Strategy for Scaling Up
The Knowledge Is Power Program, or KIPP, a widely touted network of mostly charter schools that targets low-income communities, is adjusting both its growth and leadership-training strategies as it ramps up its work around the country.
As part of those changes, the San Francisco-based nonprofit organization this week was expected to announce plans to move its leadership program to Stanford University from the University of California, Berkeley, where it’s been housed for six years.
KIPP officials say they hope to benefit from the expertise of Stanford’s faculty, and expect to see participation in their Leaders in Training program climb substantially this year, with a growing number of educators outside the network signing up for...
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