At-Risk Students Steer Past Obstacles, Accelerate Toward Achievement at Unique School

 

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  • September 15, 1998
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  • APQC
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  • 8
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  • Member: FREE
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Inner-city kids can attend Houston's KIPP Academy, a public school with a college preparatory approach. Students, teachers, and parents sign a contract of expectations. These students spend 67 percent more time in class than others their age but thrive on the experience. Achievement tests validate the school's innovative approach.

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