Once upon a time, Teach for America was much like the Peace Corps. It provided an opportunity for young, talented idealistic college grads to give back to communities where, as was the case in Houston, Texas, there was a teacher shortage. But the organization, founded in 1989, has taken a different turn. Just recently, the […]
Posts tagged Teach for America
Meet the Teach for America Resistance Movement That’s Growing From With...
The new NC biennial budget contains $5M in annual funding for Teach for America while at the same time, it phases out the successful NC Teaching Fellows program. Teach for America is a twenty-four year old program that offers five weeks of training before its corps members enter the classroom. Recruits must make a two-year […]