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Key to Success (Education: Charter Schools) Part III #875456

ABC Evening News for Monday, Oct 15, 2007
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) Monday series re-introduced.

(New Orleans: Bill Weir) The success in the Knowledge is Power Program {KIPP} charter schools examined; scenes shown from schools full of serene, quiet kids in Houston and New Orleans led by memorable teachers; details given about how KIPP school model was developed by two men in Houston and of their dependence on donations. [KIPP Houston principal Elliott WITNEY†- says lockers are unlocked.] [KIPP co-founder Michael FEINBERG†- talks about the children and the prideful parents.] [KIPP parent Sharon SIMPSON†- reacts to KIPP.] [New Orleans Recovery School District Supt. Paul VALLAS†- backs the KIPP schools.]

Gibson, Charles;
Weir, Bill

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