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TFA Gets Boost from Walton

By Stephen Sawchuk — August 09, 2011 1 min read
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The Walton Family Foundation has announced that it will give $49.5 million to Teach For America over three years, making the foundation the single largest private donor to the nonprofit organization to date. The money will help double the number of TFA corps members placed in schools each year, to 15,000 by 2015, the foundation said.

A version of this article appeared in the August 10, 2011 edition of Education Week as TFA Gets Boost from Walton

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