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What Exactly Do Finland and Teach for America Have in Common?

Recently I was surfing Twitter, catching up on the news of the day, when I stumbled upon an article in Huffington Post entitled: What Do Finland and Teach for America Have in Common? 769 more words

Career

National nonprofit organization works to end educational inequity

TEACH FOR AMERICA PLACES RECENT GRADS INTO LOW-INCOME SCHOOL SYSTEMS FOR TWO YEARS IN ORDER TO PROVIDE STUDENTS WITH MORE EQUAL LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES—

Teach For America (TFA), a non-profit organization aimed at eliminating educational inequity by placing leaders into under-served schools in both urban and rural areas, has hit the jackpot with Wofford students. 720 more words

News

The one in which Teach for America reveals their true colors. . .

A post from Dr. Mitchell Robinson whose blog can be found at: http://www.mitchellrobinson.net

The one in which Teach for America reveals their true colors. . . 203 more words

Teachers

I'm a Unicorn

I haven’t written in a long time, mostly due to a pretty hectic year spent adjusting to a new curriculum, city, and school. A post on that is forthcoming, and my hopes are that I’ll return to the blog at around the same frequency (once a week) that I used to. 666 more words

Musings Of A Crazy Person

More 2014 ACT Data on New Orleans RSD: Meeting Louisiana Four-year College Admission Requirements

It is February, and at my high school, that means scheduling students for the next school year. During two of my classes today, our counselors were in my room explaining to students the Louisiana Board of Regents… 1,005 more words

High-stakes Testing

Cultivating Colorblind Racism: The Real Movement Behind TFA

The following is adapted from “Perpetuating, Committing, and Cultivating Racism: The Real Movement Behind TFA” my chapter in the forthcoming book Teach For America Counter-Narratives: Alumni Speak Up and Speak Out… 371 more words

Equity