Charter-School Children Outperform Peers in Regular Classrooms

Charter-School Children Outperform Peers in Regular Classrooms

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Kipp Co-Principal Stephanie Adams, right, and KIPP Infinity Charter School students attend the American Heart Association Teaching Gardens Planting in New York on May 12, 2012.  In New York City, Wall Street executives support growing chains of schools such as Kipp, which stands for Knowledge is Power Program.