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The Fog Of War(s): The Media And The TFA Script

Earlier this week, it was suggested in the June issue of Vanity Fair and on The Atlantic’s website that the TFA script junked all of George Lucas’s treatments for the sequel trilogy. 729 more words


Action Alert: @TeachForAmerica wants to Blow into Santa Ana

Are the Santa Ana winds going to blow in Teach For America tomorrow? Teach For America wants to gust into Santa Ana at a SAUSD Board meeting on 5.12.15. 1,706 more words

Teach For America

Job Opp.: Director, Development (TFA Metro Atlanta Office)

Requisition: Director, Development (Atlanta) Job Description:

The Role
The Director of Development (DD) will support our regional campaign to raise $6 – $8 million dollars in operating revenue annually. 911 more words


Job Opp.: Associate, Regional Team Operations (TFA-Metro Atlanta Office)

Requisition: Associate, Regional Team Operations (Atlanta, GA) Job Description:

Position Summary
We are seeking an ambitious, results oriented person for the Associate, Regional Team Operations role to drive the administrative and financial operations of the Atlanta team in a way that maximizes the team’s effectiveness and enables the region to reach its ambitious goals.  1,071 more words


Why I Joined Teach For America

My application to Teach for America first started as something I had quickly considered and filled out because I needed a job and thought teaching might be a good option for me.  823 more words

The Force Awakens

The Force Awakens – Introduced 3/12/15, Ended April 11, 2015:

  • Collector Lingo: TFA
  • Type: Limited Card Set
  • Distribution: Varies

□ Kylo Ren – Very Hard… 16 more words


Inconsistent Message: TFA, Clint Smith, & Compliance-Driven Charters

TFA sent out this Clint Smith TedTalk to alum today and, at the same time, TFA continues to place large numbers of corps members in schools like KIPP, STRIVE, BES, promote compliance driven behavior management strategies, and tells its corps members to “Teach like a champion.” If TFA placed corps members in these high performing charter networks while also explicitly critiquing these models as schools that are “unjust” and part of the “broken” and “racist” education system, perhaps I would be more understanding. 290 more words

Critical Pedagogy