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Black Male Teachers Absent from America's Classrooms (218 hits)
http://www.thegrio.com/2009/10/nationally-classrooms-lack-black-male-teachers.php ...
Posted Thursday, October 29th 2009 at 1:09AM
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Stephen Colbert interviews Education Secretary Arne Duncan (198 hits)
http://www.colbertnation.com/the-colbert-report-videos/251047/october-05-2009/arne-duncan ...
Posted Wednesday, October 21st 2009 at 11:23PM
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NBC News feature: KIPP schools close the achievement gap (267 hits)
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/3032619/vp/33184467#33184467 ...
Posted Wednesday, October 21st 2009 at 11:22PM
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Tribute to Don Fisher, Gap co-founder and Teach For America champion, 1928-2009 (256 hits)
http://www.teachforamerica.org/newsroom/documents/20090928_Don_Fisher_Tribute1.htm ...
Posted Wednesday, October 21st 2009 at 11:21PM
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A Day in the Life of a Teach For America Corps Member (204 hits)
Want a look inside of a Teach For America classroom? Watch our video spotlight "A Day in the Life of a Teach For America Corps Member" on our national website- http://teachforamerica.org/corps/index.htm ...
Posted Wednesday, October 21st 2009 at 11:16PM
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BusinessWeek- Teach For America one of the 10 best places to launch a career (474 hits)
http://www.businessweek.com/magazine/toc/09_37/B4146career.htm?chan=magazine%20channel_top%20stories ...
Posted Wednesday, September 9th 2009 at 12:07PM
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Houston Chronicle notes Teach For America teachers' role in school turnaround (520 hits)
Houston chronicle tells the story of how Sam Houston High, a historically underperforming high school, has had a successful turnaround this past year. The chronicle notes that one ingredient in the schools’ success was many of the teachers in the sch ...
Posted Friday, August 7th 2009 at 11:55AM
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2010 application is open at www.teachforamerica.org. First deadline Friday, August 21. (355 hits)
Check out www.teachforamerica.org and fill out an application! ...
Posted Wednesday, August 5th 2009 at 5:11PM
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Gap Give and Get Campaign: Save 30% at Gap, Banana Republic, & Old Navy and support Teach For America 7/30-8/2 (378 hits)
From July 30th to August 2nd shop in-store at Gap, Gap Outlet, Banana Republic, Banana Republic Factory Stores, and Old Navy and receive 30% OFF purchases Receive 30% off and a portion of the purchase will be donated to Teach for America Offer ...
Posted Thursday, July 30th 2009 at 8:21AM
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Charlotte Observer: Teach For America is proving its worth (384 hits)
"Superintendent Peter Gorman is right to hire more Teach for America graduates regardless. They have proven their mettle." Read the full article: http://www.charlotteobserver.com/opinion/story/735818.html ...
Posted Monday, May 25th 2009 at 11:25PM
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Dallas Business Journal: TFA on the move (626 hits)
"Teach For America, a nonprofit that places an elite corps of top-notch recent graduates from the nation’s most prestigious universities into teaching jobs at inner-city schools, is expanding to Dallas." Read the full article: http://dallas.bizjou ...
Posted Monday, May 11th 2009 at 1:49PM
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NYTimes: Thomas Friedman on the Achievement Gap (263 hits)
Thomas Friedman discusses a new McKinsey report, entitled “The Economic Impact of the Achievement Gap in America’s Schools.” Friedman quotes Kopp in speaking about the increase in applications to Teach For America: Part of it is “students respo ...
Posted Wednesday, April 22nd 2009 at 1:32PM
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President Obama signs landmark service legislation; cites Teach For America application numbers (979 hits)
In announcing the signing of the Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act, President Obama highlights the 35,000 applicants to Teach For America as a primary example of the "generation of activists possessed of that most American of ideas, that people who ...
Posted Wednesday, April 22nd 2009 at 1:06PM
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Hub teachers reject public service corps (344 hits)
"They come from places like Harvard, Yale, and Brown, inspired to share their energy and knowledge with public school children. But the Boston Teachers Union has a message for those eager Teach for America recruits: Thanks, but no thanks." Read ...
Posted Friday, April 3rd 2009 at 9:03AM
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CNN: Amid economic downturn, recent grads turn to national service (295 hits)
ATLANTA, Georgia (CNN) -- Kelley Mulfinger thought she would be making a six-figure salary in marketing by her second year out of school. Instead, the University of Virginia alum is teaching a classroom of first-graders how to spell words like "care. ...
Posted Wednesday, April 1st 2009 at 2:12PM
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Keloland.com: Teaching For America's Future (330 hits)
The numbers are startling; more children are living in poverty in one South Dakota county than anywhere else in the United States. According to the 2005 U.S. Census, Ziebach's child poverty rate sits at 70.1%. Other South Dakota counties are clo ...
Posted Monday, March 30th 2009 at 11:31AM
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Hartford Courant Editorial: Keep Teach For America in CT schools (273 hits)
"Message to the state: Please don't make it difficult for Teach for America to help Connecticut schools. The state Department of Education is considering an extensive overhaul of teacher certification requirements that could be a game-changing dis ...
Posted Thursday, March 19th 2009 at 7:46AM
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Random Photo Upload On Wed Mar 18th, 2009 at 11:10AM (296 hits)
Just an image I uploaded on Wed Mar 18th, 2009 at 11:10AM... What do you think? ...
Posted Wednesday, March 18th 2009 at 11:10AM
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NPR: 'Relentless Pursuit:' A Year Teaching America (224 hits)
NPR interview: "Donna Foote followed four elite college graduates in Teach For America for her book on the program." Hear the interview: http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=102006903 ...
Posted Wednesday, March 18th 2009 at 9:07AM
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New Grads Increasingly Turning to Jobs in Service, Volunteer Sectors (200 hits)
PBS: "With the nation's unemployment rising to a 25-year high this month and the financial sector in turmoil, job prospects look bleak for many college seniors set to graduate this spring." http://www.pbs.org/newshour/updates/business/jan-june09/s ...
Posted Tuesday, March 17th 2009 at 9:28AM
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Interest surges in leaving other jobs for teaching (231 hits)
AP: "Plenty of people dream of leaving their jobs to become teachers. Today, more people are actually doing it. Peter Vos ran an Internet startup. Now he teaches computer science to middle school kids in Maryland. Jaime McLaughlin used to do p ...
Posted Tuesday, March 17th 2009 at 8:57AM
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Economic collapse puts graduates on unforeseen paths (156 hits)
The Boston Globe: "As the economy collapsed last fall, so did the job prospects of thousands of college seniors, especially those who had set their sights on Wall Street. But after the initial panic, some students said they felt an odd relief. I ...
Posted Tuesday, March 17th 2009 at 8:36AM
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Random Photo Upload On Wed Mar 11th, 2009 at 1:45PM (301 hits)
Just an image I uploaded on Wed Mar 11th, 2009 at 1:45PM... What do you think? ...
Posted Wednesday, March 11th 2009 at 1:45PM
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35,000 college seniors apply to teach in low-achieving schools (381 hits)
Facing the tightest job market in a generation, thousands of elite members of the class of 2009 are competing for a chance to head off to the nation's most troubled schools to work exhausting hours for as little as $27,000 a year. ...
Posted Wednesday, March 11th 2009 at 9:36AM
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What will your role be? (924 hits)
Teach For America is fighting to end educational inequity. What will your role be? See the Teach For America corps in action. ...
Posted Friday, March 6th 2009 at 10:37AM
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