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Top 5 Posts of the Past Year: #2 TFA and KIPP? I Vote No.

My second most popular post on my one year anniversary countdown is TFA and KIPP? I Vote No.

I have very strong opinions, grounded in years of personal contact (years in relation to KIPP; about one year in relation to TFA), concerning these organizations. 74 more words

Teaching Profession

India threatens to block WTO deal, prompts angry reaction from US

India told the World Trade Organisation on Friday it will only back a worldwide reform of customs rules — the so-called trade facilitation agreement (TFA) — if its demands on rules for government-driven food procurement and welfare schemes are implemented in the same timeframe.

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Proudly Ineffective Human Capital

You might be excused if you assumed the phrase “Ineffective human capital Investments” is a relic of a central planning communist Stalinesk era.  After all, we would never assume to treat teachers, let alone students, as widgets mass produced on a national scale would we? 1,081 more words

SBAC

Announcing Gradeable and Teach for America iPad Mini Contest Winners

We’re excited to announce the winners of our iPad Mini contest with Teach for America Corps Members and alum. Gradeable and Teach for America (TFA) 227 more words

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Why Teach?

I don’t know if I ever expected to have a career. I was raised by transient parents who took work where ever they could. I took in their example as truth, and I was unaware of the level of commitment it would take to set a goal and reach it. 51 more words

Education

You never forget your first class.

In 2012, I was accepted into Teach For America, and that summer, I began my career as a teacher. Or rather, I took the first few steps on my journey towards becoming a teacher. 49 more words

Education

TFA

E poi mi ritrovo scaraventata a fare un test di ingresso per un altro TFA.
Boh, forse voglio andare da San Pietro con il bonus laurea, magari decide di farmi entrare anziché spedirmi nelle malebolgie. 42 more words

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