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Podcast: The Ethical and Emotional dilemmas of Choosing and Supporting Teach 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, Dr. T. Jameson Brewer and Dr. Barb Veltri. This episode explores whether someone should support or choose Teach For America. The podcasts features special guests Professor Tom Pedroni

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Who Can We Boycott?: Who Benefits From or Invests in Pearson and Teach for America?

Who Can We Boycott?: Who Benefits from or Invests in Pearson and Teach for America?. Common Core’s Corporate Relations with Pearson and Teach for America (TFA) by Michelle Maher, Ph.D. Diane Ravitch’s new book Reign of Error outlines how hedge fund managers and investment advisors have organized a corporate takeover of public education, with dismal results. This blog points to which organizations

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Update: “Fatal Flaws” in Edvance Texas TFA study

Teach for America released a new study this week about their Texas operation. It is nearly 100 pages long, but when I reviewed the study I noted a fatal flaw. See my discussion of the fatal flaw in The Monitor: Study finds Teach for America corps members, alumni had outsized impact on middle schools in several Texas districts – The Monitor:

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