What makes KIPP Schools work with education writer JAY MATHEWS

    KIPP (Knowledge is Power Program) Schools, a network of public charter schools with 6,000 students in 66 schools nationwide, is one of the most highly- regarded education models in the country. It’s students attend school nine hours a day with required summer and Saturday sessions. Washington Post education writer JAY MATHEWS has written a new book about KIPP called “Work Hard, Be Nice.” He joins us to talk about how the development of the program and why and how it works. Listen to the mp3

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