David L. Kirp
David L. Kirp

David L. Kirp, public policy professor at UC–Berkeley, is the author of Improbable Scholars: The Rebirth of a Great American School System and a Strategy for America’s Schools.

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Sept. 4 2013 1:16 PMThe Wrong Kind of Education ReformThree new books decimate the case for charter schools and vouchers.
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May 7 2013 2:49 PMFailing the TestWhy cheating scandals and parent rebellions are erupting in schools in New York, Washington, D.C., and Atlanta.
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June 19 2013 12:07 PMSuperman Needs More TimeRapid turnover at the top is bad for school districts—just as it’s bad for the NBA.
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July 5 2015 8:34 PM Are Cats Really Wild Animals? Experts clash over whether they count as a domesticated species.