“…KIPP schools, like many charters, make their sites look good by nudging low performers out, she says. Education policy analyst Diane Ravitch agrees. “Charter schools have never closed achievement gaps,” she says. “They get high scores when they winnow out most kids and boil the school down to only those who get high scores.”
SF school leaders, advocates wary of Silicon Valley group aiming to tackle achievement gap – SF Examiner
“Parents want to be heard — even affluent families are frustrated,” said Alison Collins, a parent advocate and member of the African American Parent Advisory Council.