Charters and Choice
No Child Left Behind
Early Childhood Education
Who are the key players changing education today?
Doris and Donald Fisher: co-founders of the Knowledge is Power Program (KIPP) Foundation
“Work Hard. Be Nice.”
Disruptive Innovation: KIPP is a national network of free, open-enrollment, college-preparatory public schools with a track record of preparing students in underserved communities for success in college and in life. KIPP builds a partnership among parents, students, and teachers that puts learning first.
The core principles of KIPP schools:
Potential to Serve: primarily low-income African-American or Latino middle and high school students. Recently, pre-K/elementary schools have opened.