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Character Education

Discussion by: ahayes20 on Wed, 2013-07-24 11:43 with 0 comments

In the Economist article “School Reform: Stay Focused” http://www.economist.com/news/books-and-arts/21569680-new-research-how-c... the author discusses a book written by Paul Tough about closing the achievement gap in underserved neighborhoods. He speaks specifically about a school called KIPP Academy (Knowledge is Power Program) a college preparatory middle school where students are earning some of the highest grades on statewide exams. This article delves into the topic of character education being an important part of closing the achievement gap.

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