Guest column

Two KIPP schools close abruptly, deserting students and their families

By , Guest Columnist Updated: June 24, 2020 2:20 PM CT | Published: June 24, 2020 4:00 AM CT
Guest Columnist

David Pettiette

David Pettiette, a Rhodes College graduate and CPA, is a Memphis sports enthusiast with an interest in data analytics and regression analysis. 


KIPP gave up on their students, families, faculty and staff after only a few years of operation. This was a financial decision that is inequitable to the historic Alcy Ball community in South Memphis.


KIPP Memphis Preparatory Elementary KIPP Memphis Preparatory Middle Alcy Ball Charter schools


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