Matt Damon and mother reject an award from the National Education Association b/c of the recent jointly-written NEA-TFA op-ed. Mother and son found even tacit approval of TFA’s practice of 5-week new teacher preparation by the NEA objectionable.
Matt Damon and Mother Reject Union’s Award – SchoolBook
Dr. Nancy Carlsson-Paige wrote a letter on behalf of herself and her actor son, Matt Damon, to the National Education Association, saying she no longer would accept the union’s Friend of Education award. The reason: the union’s president had collaborated with the founder of Teach for America on an o…