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KIPP is America's largest network of charter schools. The head offices are in San Francisco, Chicago, New York City, and Washington, D.C. KIPP was founded in 1994 by Mike Feinberg and Dave Levin, two Teach For America corps members, influenced by Harriett Ball. In 1995, they opened two KIPP middle schools, one in Houston and one in New York City.
Despite the growing number of charter schools in New York, parent demand has long exceeded the supply. That has resulted in long waitlists of students. According to data from the New York City Charter School Center, more than 52,700 students were on the waitlist for charter schools across New York City as of 2017.
K12 Inc. is a for-profit education company that sells online schooling and curricula. K12 is an education management organization (EMO) that provides online education designed as an alternative to traditional "brick and mortar" education for public school students from kindergarten to 12th grade (hence the company's name).
The Thurston High School shooting occurred on May 21, 1998, at Thurston High School in Springfield, Oregon.Fifteen-year-old freshman student Kipland Kinkel, who had been scheduled to appear at an expulsion hearing the day prior, murdered his parents before killing two of his classmates and wounding 25 others.
Washington Heights is part of Manhattan Community District 12, and its primary ZIP Codes are 10032, 10033, and 10040. It is served by the 33rd and 34th Precincts of the New York City Police Department and Engine Companies 67, 84, and 93 of the New York City Fire Department.
Riverdale Country School is a co-educational, independent, college-preparatory day school in New York City serving pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade.It is located on two campuses covering more than 27 acres (110,000 m 2) in the Riverdale section of the Bronx, New York, United States.
By 1976, the school district had approximately 45,000 students. In 1979, The New York Times said that the district was "highly regarded". As the district moved into the 1980s, the number of students attending SBISD schools dropped precipitously, leaving a number of facilities underutilized.