Category Archives: Teach For America

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

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Lawsuit: TFA not interested in equity and access — Truth For America

Truth For America is a podcast about Teach For America (TFA) that provides voice to educators, parents, students, and other key stakeholders. Truth For America is co-hosted by Dr. Julian Vasquez Heilig and Dr. T. Jameson Brewer. Episode 16 features a conversation with Lisanne Wirth a former Teach For America national office employee and Julia Campins an attorney with Campins

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10 things you should know about TFA corps member realities

In this post, I will address the debt and the course commitments of new TFA corps members. I will reference several Teach For America corps members that I have come to know, over the last fifteen years. #1. Teach For America’s partnerships are financial boosts for Colleges of Education that offer licensure after completion of a two-year graduate program of

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Does Teach For America advocate for equity and access? Whistleblower says no, files lawsuit

Is Teach For America really about equity and access? A new federal lawsuit filed yesterday by a whistleblower says no. I do want to say that there is often inside info rolling around inside my head and this is one of the stories that I couldn’t talk about until today. Here is yesterday’s press release: Forty-one year old Lisanne Wirth was

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Truth For America podcast now being syndicated

You can now find the Truth For America podcast syndicated via the John C Scott company. Truth For America is a podcast about Teach For America (TFA) that provides voice to educators, parents, students, and other key stakeholders. Truth For America is co-hosted by Dr. Julian Vasquez Heilig and Dr. T. Jameson Brewer. Truth For America is sponsored by the Network

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Should Teach For America be kicked out? #NPE17CA

Is Teach For America’s approach to teaching, curriculum, and education policy so egregious that they should be kicked out of communities and districts? We discussed this and more with a Teach For America alum, a former Teach For America trainer and a current classroom educator in episode 15 of the Truth For America podcast. Truth For America is a podcast

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