Teach For America Supporters Call for a 'Revolution'
At the Teach For America 20th Anniversary Summit last weekend in Washington, a panel of some of the most recognizable names in the education reform movement discussed the need for a "revolution" to close the nation's achievement gap.
Teach For America is the nonprofit organization that places high-achieving college graduates in under-resourced public schools around the country. Many education reformers have held the program up as a model because of its commitment to disadvantaged students and its emphasis on student and teacher performance.
The summit served as a call to action for the 11,000 attendees, largely current and former TFA corps members, gathered...
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