How TFA rigs the teacher hiring process in favor of charter operators

In an insightful post, TFA: The International Brotherhood of Corporate Interests, TFA alum Chad Sommer tells how “TFA rigs the teacher hiring process in favor of charter operators.” with its strict policy whereby recruits must accept whatever offer a school makes.   Since charters rarely have collective bargaining contracts to worry about they can drastically undercut the market.  Basically, it’s a rigged seller’s market for charters that TFA helps rig.  And, “By driving down teacher salaries and weakening workplace protections, TFA has a corrosive effect on the teaching profession.”

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