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Oct 09 2008

Why two years?

Why two years? A lot has changed about TFA since it began in 1990. Of all the changes, the biggest one is TFA’s ‘mission.’ The original mission was not “One day all children in this nation will have the opportunity to attain an excellent education.” Instead there was a much more modest mission to fill…

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Oct 04 2008

Does TFA value teachers?

Does TFA value teachers? I know it’s a strange question. Of course they must. That’s why the program is called TEACH for America. But I’ve noticed some things throughout the years that make me wonder. I’m one of those TFA teachers who taught beyond the two years (I taught for 4 in Houston. Then I…

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