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Teach For America Veteran Says The Experience Is Meant To Be Awful

Teach For America may have a respected, ambitious mission to reform education inequality, but the program is often criticised for its training and recruitment practices. “These people could be superstars, but most leave before they master the teaching craft,” Julian Vasquez Heilig, a University of Texas professor, tells Michael Winerip […]
Teach For America Veteran Says The Experience Is Meant To Be Awful
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PROFESSOR: ‘Teach For America’ Has Gone Off The Deep End

[credit provider=”Youtube/NewYorkRawVideos” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eCuo8GFDcg8″] Teach for America will announce its final round of acceptances for next year’s corps tomorrow.TFA, which recruits recent college graduates to teach in low-income neighborhoods, consistently makes Fortune’s list of the Top 100 Employers to work for. Last year, only 11 per cent of the nearly 50,000 […]
PROFESSOR: ‘Teach For America’ Has Gone Off The Deep End