The Onion: Teach for America Celebrates Three Decades of Helping Bright College Graduates Pad Their Law School Resumes

Reblogged from Diane Ravitch. The Onion, a humor website, takes on TFA in Humor strikes close to home. They write,

Recognizing the aid the organization has provided to young people struggling to escape the pressure cooker of the nation’s most prestigious universities, officials from the educational nonprofit Teach For America are celebrating three decades of helping recent graduates pad out their law school applications, sources confirmed Friday….

“Today, we honor that mission,” said spokesperson Liza Cooper, who emphasized that educational inequity in the United States is so stark that without the support of Teach For America, many of its participants would have no chance of acceptance at the Washington University School of Law, let alone NYU or Harvard.

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