Goldman School of Public Policy - University of California, Berkeley

Teaching is Not a Business: David Kirp

David Kirp

Date: September 8, 2014 Duration: 4 minutes

David Kirp, author of the acclaimed "Improbable Scholars: The Rebirth of a Great American School System and a Strategy for American Schools" and professor of public policy at UC Berkeley, argues that the best way to improve education is to avoid trendy reforms and stick with what works: providing support for teachers to make personal connections with their students.