Action News 5 received this press release from KIPP:
KIPP has announced that Richard Bailey will open a KIPP public charter high school in Memphis in 2011. This will be the second school for KIPP Memphis, which plans to expand to eight schools by 2015. When all of its schools reach full enrollment in 2015, KIPP Memphis will serve over 2,500 students from the highest-need communities in Memphis. Richard Bailey, an experienced teacher from KIPP DIAMOND Academy, is currently participating in KIPP’s prestigious year-long leadership training program called the Fisher Fellowship.