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Work hard, be nice : how two inspired teachers created the most promising schools in America

Author: Jay Mathews; Paul Boehmer
Publisher: Minneapolis : HighBridge Co., 2009.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
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Material Type: Biography, Audio book, etc., Sound recording, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Jay Mathews; Paul Boehmer
ISBN: 9781598879063 1598879065 1598879057 9781598879056
OCLC Number: 459790593
Notes: Downloadable audio file.
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Unabridged.
Duration: 11:01:10.
Title from: Title details screen.
Duration: 11:01:23.
Performer(s): Read by J. Paul Boehmer.
Details: Requires OverDrive Media Console (WMA file size: 158410 KB).; Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Responsibility: Jay Mathews.

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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 sixty-six schools in nineteen states and the.

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