Is KIPP the answer for Twin Cities schools?
Is more time in school the answer to closing the academic achievement gap? The Knowledge is Power Program calls for longer school days and staffs schools with idealistic young teachers. Midmorning takes a closer look at the highly touted approach to teaching minority students.
- Richard Barth: President and CEO of Knowledge is Power Program (KIPP).
- Molly Wood: Principal of KIPP Bayview Academy, a KIPP school in San Francisco.
- Bill Green: Interim superintendent of Minneapolis Public Schools