Dr. Mike Feinberg, co-founder of Knowledge is Power Program (KIPP) Foundation

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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.

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