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Teach for America Corps Members

Considering Teach for America? Stay longer than two years.

Lauren Boyle | Posted 02.06.2017 | Education
Lauren Boyle

This past weekend, over 15,000 past, present and prospective Teach for America corps members met in Washington, D.C. to celebrate the 25th anniversary...

The Problem With Teach For America's 'Work Hard, Get Smart' Mantra

Sarah Matsui | Posted 10.28.2016 | Education
Sarah Matsui

The narrative of 'Work Hard, Get Smart' and 'No Excuses' demands individual hero sacrifice. This kind of oversimplified idealism encouraged dehumanizing behaviors among many TFA corps members and negatively impacted their well-being as people and as teachers.

Teach For America Sees Another Big Drop In Accepted Corps Members

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 08.11.2015 | Politics

Teach For America, the controversial education nonprofit that places recent college graduates as teachers in disadvantaged classrooms, saw a decline i...

Star TFA Teacher Hits Stride, But May Leave Town

| Melissa Bailey | Posted 02.21.2012 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of New Haven Independent. A year and a half after students welcomed the Teach For America recruit with a flash floo...