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    • Work Hard. Be Nice.

    • How Two Inspired Teachers Created the Most Promising Schools in America
    • By: Jay Mathews
    • Narrated by: J. Paul Boehmer
    • Length: 11 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 114
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      4 out of 5 stars 85
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 85

    When Mike Feinberg and Dave Levin signed up for Teach for America right after college and found themselves utter failures in the classroom, they vowed to remake themselves into superior educators. They did that and more. In their early twenties, by sheer force of talent and determination never to take no for an answer, they created a wildly successful fifth-grade experience that would grow into the Knowledge Is Power Program (KIPP), which today includes 66 schools in 19 states and the District of Columbia.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Inspiring

    • By Chuck Day on 11-11-10

    Regular price: $20.97