Teach For America: critical essay says it’s well-intentioned but creates “churn” & division by introducing an elite but temporary group of teachers who are first among “equals.” TFA’s few weeks of prep and 2-year term as “resume garnish,” as opposed to long-term career. Any TFA alums out there care to comment?
Teach for America: The Hidden Curriculum of Liberal Do-Gooders
The history of TFA reveals the ironies of contemporary education reform. In its mission to deliver justice to underprivileged children, TFA and the liberal education reform movement have advanced an agenda that advances conservative attempts to undercut teacher’s unions. More broadly, TFA has been i…