Does Attrition at KIPP Explain KIPP Achievement?–Part 1

Charter critics in Mississippi (and around the country) like to say that KIPP only has higher achievement than traditional public schools because it is either selective in who it attracts or it systematically gets rid of low-achieving kids or kids with discipline problems. Recently, as…

Pre-K Education for Mississippi

[Rachel talks to Patty Davis about Pre-K in Mississippi.] Is Mississippi Ready for Government-Funded Pre-K Education? by Patty Davis Mississippi Public Broadcasting–July 30, 2009 Only 20% of Mississippi 4th and 8th graders test proficient in the three R’s. Reading Writing and Arithmetic. MPB’s Patty Davis…