What We’re Watching: Launching No Excuses Kids into College and Beyond



By Education Next 01/31/2013

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The F&M College Prep program hosts students from KIPP and other high-flying charter schools for three weeks over the summer in an effort to boost college enrollment and persistence rates.

The program grew out of a partnership between Franklin & Marshall College and KIPP aimed at helping KIPP alumni succeed in college.

Robert Pondiscio describes the program in a new article, “No Excuses Kids Go to College: Will High-Flying Charters See Their Low-Income Students Graduate?

—Education Next




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