KIPP Principal Training Rooted in 'Real-World' Practice

The charter network readies leaders with intensive training
KIPP Principal Training Rooted in 'Real-World' Practice
The charter network readies leaders with intensive training<br />KIPP, or the Knowledge Is Power Program, is known for its size—162 schools and 59,000 students nationally and growing—as well as its track record of getting solid test scoresout of underprivileged urban and rural schoolchildren. But a lesser-known, equally distinctive feature of the ...

KIPP, or the Knowledge Is Power Program, is known for its size—162 schools and 59,000 students nationally and growing—as well as its track record of getting solid test scoresout of underprivileged urban and rural schoolchildren.

But a lesser-known, equally distinctive feature of the network is its principal-training programs. With the same focus and intensity that KIPP applies to expanding its schools and improving achievement, it has developed a comprehensive leadership-training program that has become sought after by other charter networks and regular school districts.

On a recent morning, a principal...

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