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throw back thursday - Grow Appalachia

I’m already two days deep into teaching high school math, but that tale awaits another post.  Right now I just want to record our trip to Grow Appalachia that happened during training a few weeks ago!   15 more words


India stands up for Food security at WTO

India’s decision to not sign the Trade facilitation Agreement (TFA) at Geneva has drawn flak from the U.S. and other developed countries. The assertion by India is focused on attaining food security for the country; while those blaming India are the countries which themselves provide much larger subsidies to their farmers. 550 more words


What Happened to Michael Brown?

Our President stated, “We should comfort each other and talk with one another in a way that heals, not in a way that wounds.  Along with our prayers, that’s what Michael and his family, and our broader American community, deserve.” I wondered to myself “Is he angry?” I thought “Did the President have the conversation he suggested with his own family? 471 more words


Check Out the Diversity of TFA's 2014 Corps

Click here to learn more about the diversity of the 2014 corps.


Exactly Where You're Meant to Be

“Moving on is easy. It’s staying moved on that’s trickier.” – K. Klemer 

Something strange is going on. It’s mid-August, and I am not in a flurry of butcher paper and books and PD’s.

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How India landed in a very common crisis: a much-needed response to the TFA controversy

It had to happen. There was too much at stake. India’s new government had boldly stood by its predecessor’s decision to provide massive agricultural subsidies through the implementation of the National Food Security Act (NFSA), passed last year. 1,220 more words

Asian Powerhouses

TFA Announces More Than 1,000 New Black Teachers

Elisa Villanueva Beard, Co-CEO of Teach For America and Dr. Julianne Malveaux joined guest host Jeff Johnson on “NewsOne Now” to discuss TFA (Teach For America) announcing more than 1000 new African American teachers have joined their organization. 78 more words

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