Tag Archives: Truth For America

New Truth For America podcast episode: How TFA network to make $$

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 18 featured Lynn Davenport, a Dallas public school parent. She discusses her research on no-bid contracts, social impact bonds, and how Teach

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.@DianeRavitch et al. talk Teach For America LIVE

Diane Ravitch, a parent, and Teach For Alums discuss LIVE on Truth For America whether a cyber war is being waged against TFA critiques, how communities can influence conversations about TFA, the role of TFA in the privatization of education movement, and the (in)adequacy of TFA’s summer training and pedagogical approaches. Truth For America is a podcast about Teach For America

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Is Teach For America as diverse as they say?

Is Teach For America as diverse as their current national marketing says? This question and more is discussed in this new Truth For America podcast. 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.

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The Teach For America Bestsellers

Might you be interested in a few reading suggestions today? I have a couple that I’d like to get on your radar. The first is Teach For America Counter-Narratives: Alumni Speak Up and Speak Out (Black Studies and Critical Thinking) authored by T. Jameson Brewer and Kathleen deMarrais. The second is Sarah Matsui’s Learning from Counternarratives in Teach For America (Counterpoints). I have felt a little

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Truth For America— Alums Reflect on @TeachForAmerica 25th Anniversary Ep3

Truth For America is a podcast that provides voice to educators, parents, students and other stakeholders about Teach For America.  Episode 3 is co-hosted by Dr. Julian Vasquez Heilig and Jameson Brewer. They are joined by Amber, Leah and Gary, three TFA alums. They reflect on their experiences with TFA and the 25th Anniversary event recently held in Washington D.C.

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Creative?: (Updated) Truth for America Video Project

Do you have a creative and critical perspective on Teach For America? If you are an educator, TFA corps member/alum, researcher, concerned citizen, parent, or student we invite you tocreate a 2-3 minute video to provide both a creative and critical perspective and/or counternarrative about TFA to further public conversation. Videos could include your own personal experiences with TFA, interviews with

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