Tag Archives: Teach For American

Al Jazeera includes silenced ed reform perspectives @AJStream 

I was previously impressed that Al Jazeera took on Teach For America. Now they are taking on education “reformers” again in NOLA— by including silenced perspectives community perspectives on education reform on their show AJ Stream— especially from folks of color. @AJStream is a really interesting mix of studio, Twitter, video clips, and online distance guests. It’s a great format, very engaging. I think

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Teach For America: A Return to the Evidence (The Sequel)

The sequel to the 2010 Teach For America: A Review of the Evidence was released by the National Education Policy Center (NEPC) today. The new policy report is entitled Teach For America: A Return to the Evidence. I have included the citation, official NEPC press release, and the Executive Summary in this post. Citation: Vasquez Heilig, J. & Jez, S.J. (2014). Teach For America:

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Los Chistes: Party with Teach (Drink/Sleep) For America

Drink For America (DFA). Two free drinks to start and “learn” about the “Achievement” School District (ASD is modeled on Louisiana’s approach— see LA and the Recovery School District approach (SB1718): A P.T. Barnum Circus) Helps to explain the TFA alums stories about the alternative moniker Sleep for America (SFA)!?. 🙂 The party is BYOFWOT=Bring Your Own FIVE WEEKS OF TRAINING. Los

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The Teat: Is Leadership for Educational Equity getting TFA’s dirty work done?

In our last segment of the The Teat, we discussed how education reformers have exploded 501(c)3 organizations to push corporate education reform.  Now we’ll focus on its big bad cousin: 501(c)4 organizations. But first, as is tradition, our cow haiku: Two cows in pasture A steak and a glass of milk Dinner is served now 501(c)4 organizations have recently been

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