Teach For America: 2012 Educational Policy Turkey of the Year

Gobble. Gobble. With 31% of the vote, you the readers of Cloaking Inequity have voted Teach For America 2012 Educational Policy Turkey of the Year. Congratulations and condolences to them! For the full thread of posts about TFA, go here. Happy Turkey Day!

p.s.

My Detroit Lions were robbed by the NFL today on national TV!

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Author:Julian Vasquez Heilig

Julian Vasquez Heilig is currently an Associate Professor of Educational Policy and Planning and African and African Diaspora Studies (by courtesy) at the University of Texas at Austin.

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  1. Race and NCLB Waivers: Moving Around the Chairs? | Cloaking Inequity - November 25, 2012

    [...] the recent vote for 2012 Educational Policy Turkey of the Year Award, the Florida SBOE race-based test score goals came in a close second to TFA for the prize. In fact, [...]

  2. Vote for 2013 Educational Policy Turkey of the Year Award | Cloaking Inequity - November 26, 2013

    […] Cloaking Inequity seeks to illuminate popular and dominant ideologies that purport to foment equality and close the achievement gap. Often well-intentioned citizens support educational policy that claim to create a more inclusive and better quality education system— unbeknownst to them— instead these policies magnify and hide inequality by utilizing an elegant, yet false, bureaucracy of data, research and media promotion. Last year I began the Educational Policy Turkey of the Year Award. The 2012 inaugural winner (as voted on by the readers of Cloaking Inequity) was TFA (See: Teach For America: 2012 Educational Policy Turkey of the Year) […]

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