The Kids Company school’s funding is uncertain

December 7, 2010 at 3:43 pm Leave a comment

by Alec Patton

I’d assumed that Camila Batmanghelidjh’s Kids Company was enough of a high-profile success (and such a brilliant model for helping people that the system usually can’t help) that its funding would be safe. But apparently, funding for the Kids Company school, the Urban Academy (which is not, in fact,  an ‘academy’ in the current sense of the word) is only guaranteed through January.

This article explains the problem, and also provides a very rich picture of the ‘holisitic’ approach to learning that Batmanghelidjh has created:

Kids Company school faces funding axe | Education | The Guardian.

Entry filed under: Education & Children's Services.

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