Dr. Mike Feinberg is co-founder of KIPP, a network of 57 public charter schools across the U.S. serving poor and minority students. Nearly 80% of students completing eighth grade at a KIPP school go on to attend college. KIPP, the Knowledge Is Power Program, 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. By providing outstanding educators, more time in school learning, and a strong culture of achievement, KIPP is helping all students climb the mountain to and through college.