Work Hard. Be Nice. How Two Inspired Teachers Created the Most Promising Schools in America

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How Two Inspired Teachers Created the Most Promising Schools in America

Starting Out, or A Tale of Two Teachers
1. Learning to Push
2. Risk Takers at Play

3. Road Trip Wisdom
4. Problems in Houston
5. Meeting Harriett Ball
6. Staying Late after Class
7. Michael’s Smoke Signal
8. Feeling Like a Lesser Levin
9. Second-Year Teachers
10. Meeting Rafe Esqm’th.
STUDY HALL. KIPP Today: Jaquan Begins
11. Getting Permission
12. Firing Mr. Levin
13. Ice Cream and Spinach
14. Money from Mattress Mack
15. All Will Learn
16. Big Dogs on the Porch
17. A Room in Motion
18. Investigating New York
19. In the News
20. One on One
21. Recruiting in Gulfton.
22. Serenading Bill
23. Changing Places
24. Harriett and Herman
STUDY HALL. KIPP Today: Jaquan Climbs the Mountain
THIRD PERIOD: Starting Two Schools
25. “Them Jews Are Stealing Your Stuff”
26. “What’s With This Guy?”
27. Off the Porch.
28. Starting Again in Houston
29. Climbing the Fence
30. Taking Away the TV
31. Going to Utah
32. Banished to the Playground

33. Ambushing the Superintendent
34. Dave and Frank
35. “I’m Not Going to That School”
36. Silencing the Loudspeaker
37. Giving Up
38. Moving Fast
39. A Chair Takes Flight
40. Letting Go
41. Kenneth and the Golden Ticket.
42. “You Can’t Say That to Me”
43. “That’s Where It Starts”
STUDY HALL. KIPP Today: Jaquan Improves
FOURTH PERIOD: Starting Many Schools
44. Six People in a Room
45. Too Big a Heart
46. Skeptical of KIPP
47. Little Laboratories
48. Mentors
49. Alumni
50. “Tall Teacher, Sweet Face”
51. Master Class
52. Remembering Room
To Linda
Commencement Honor Roll
Many people in the United States believe that low-income children can no more be
expected to do well in school than ballerinas can he counted on to excel in football.
Inner-city and rural children raised by parents who themselves struggled in school are
thought to be largely doomed to low grades, poor test scores, menial jobs, and hard lives.
These assumptions explain in part why public schools in impoverished neighborhoods
rarely provide the skilled teachers, extra learning time, and encouragement given to
children in the wealthiest suburbs. Educators who do not think their students are very
capable are less likely to arrange challenging lessons and longer school days.
That is the great shock of the story of Mike Feinberg and Dave Levin. Before either
had reached his twenty-sixth birthday, their Knowledge Is Power Program rev...
How Two Inspired Teachers Created the Most Promis