Character lesssons

[TRANSCRIPT]: Children from poor families are less likely to go to university. And they're more likely to drop out when they get there. That's the achievement gap, and it's something that educators have long wrestled with. What else can you teach children at school that will help them get on in life?

Biggest study ever says KIPP gains substantial

KIPP, previously known as the Knowledge Is Power Program, has had more success than any other large educational organization in raising the achievement of low-income students, both nationally and in the District. But many good educators, burned by similarly hopeful stories in the past, have wondered whether KIPP were for real.

Healthy Living, Happy Kids

[Shareki Chaney, Rales Center, KIPP Baltimore]: ..."There are many ways we are making it happen at KIPP. We're engaging the parents at their level-whatever they may need, whenever they may need it. We're making them feel comfortable now that the health center is there."

Big changes on the way for the SATs

[VIDEO] Tristan Fields helps Emilia and Min get ready at KIPP College Prep High in the Bronx...Students have been practicing for months, with sample tests meant to mirror the new SAT beginning in March.