Monthly Archives: December 2013

TFA recruits continue to speak out

TFA recruits continue to speak out about the problems with TFA.  In Help Wanted?  McTeaching with Teach for America, two ex-TFA teachers talk about their experience and disillusionment with TFA.  And, in Tell-All From A TFA and KIPP Teacher: Unprepared, Isolation, … Continue reading

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TFA Takes Advantage of Season of Giving

For many, the holiday season is a time of giving – to show appreciation to family and friends and to offer help to those facing hardships.  Sadly, there are some groups that try to take advantage of this generosity for … Continue reading

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Middlebury students urge classmates to Reconsider TFA

A group of students a Middlebury College is urging their follow students to reconsider joining TFA and instead find other ways of getting involved in education.  They note that “TFA is “deprofessionalizing” the teaching profession” and that rather than challenging … Continue reading

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