Teach for America Shows the Downside of Quick Fixes to Education

TFA alum Alex Caputo-Pearl writes when TFA began it was service oriented.  But, now he warns, it has gotten too political, promoting “a dangerous “quick fix” model of school reform that is harming rather than helping urban schools.”  For TFA to succeed in its mission of education justice, “it must be based on stronger preparation, longer commitments to teaching and a genuine contribution to equity, not quick fixes.”  Read his entire editorial (along with other opinions on TFA) at Teach for America Shows the Downside of Quick Fixes to Education.

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