Press Release | November 15, 2011
BENTONVILLE, ARK. – November 15, 2011 – With the goal of doubling the number of students who attend KIPP public charter schools across the country, the Walton Family Foundation announced today that it is investing $25.5 million in the KIPP Foundation over the next five years. The grant will help families of 59,000 students choose high-performing KIPP schools by 2015 and will also assist the KIPP network in its goal of increasing its college completion rate. The Walton Family Foundation invests in programs and organizations that expand parental choice and equal opportunity in education.
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Walton Family Foundation Invests $25 Million in KIPP to Serve 59,000 Students by 2015