Alumni & Family Weekend Lecture
WHAT would it really take to give students a first-rate education? Some argue that our schools are irremediably broken and that charter schools offer the only solution. The striking achievement of a poor urban school system — bringing poor, mostly immigrant kids into the educational mainstream — argues for reinventing the public schools we have. Join Professor David Kirp for a fascinating discussion on his latest research and the subject of his new book, Improbable Scholars: The Rebirth of a Great American School System and a Strategy for America's Schools.