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Title:  WWC Quick Review of the Report "San Francisco Bay Area KIPP Schools: A Study of Early Implementation and Achievement"
Description: This study examined whether attending a Knowledge is Power Program (KIPP) middle school improved students’ academic achievement. The study found that fifth-grade students in KIPP middle schools generally performed better on math and language arts tests than comparable students in traditional public middle schools. Effect sizes for math ranged from 0.19 to 0.86, while effect sizes for language arts ranged from –0.05 to 0.54.
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Cover Date: November 2008
Web Release: November 28, 2008
Publication #: WWC QRTLSF08
Center/Program: WWC
Associated Centers: NCEE
Type of Product: Quick Review
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