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Does New Generation of Teachers Also Care about Pay, Benefits, Retirement and Tenure?

Teaching is one of the most altruistic professions. Despite constant attacks on their profession and ongoing public criticism from some quarters in the modern era— teachers are the willing and expert caretakers of our nation. Education is the compass of our democracy. As teacher shortages and high attrition continue to plague the profession, it is important to ask what is

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The Teat: Teach For America— Expensive & Convincing Inequity

As I wrote in the New York Times, Teach for America is a temp agency. There is no way around it— despite inspiring conversations you have with their employees, their glossy brochures, and feel good stories you see in print and on television. It doesnt matter if you look at TFA in California, Texas, etc. TFA is a temp agency.

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