FORA.tv Speaker - Dave Levin

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Biography

Dave Levin is co-founder and superintendent of KIPP New York and serves on the board of directors of the KIPP Foundation. In 1995, he and Mike Feinberg co-founded the KIPP Academy in the South Bronx. KIPP, the Knowledge is Power Program, has since grown into a nationwide network of 99 public charter schools serving over 27,000 kids in 19 states and the District of Columbia. In 2007, he co-founded Teacher U, an innovative master’s program for new teachers that launched in partnership with Hunter College. Along with Feinberg, he was awarded the Thomas B. Fordham Prize for Excellence in Education and the National Jefferson Award for Greatest Public Service by a Private Citizen in 2006. Levin was appointed to the New York State Commission for Education Reform in 2003, and he received the Robin Hood Foundation’s John F. Kennedy Jr. Hero Award in Education in 1999.

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Education Innovators on Creating Better Ways to Learn

05.07.13 | 00:21:18 min | 0 comments