Why Teachers are saying: “Teach For America Is Not Welcome in My Classroom.”

Posted on January 16, 2012. Filed under: Uncategorized |

In this article Mark Naison, a Professor of African American Studies and History at Fordham University and Director of Fordham’s Urban Studies Program, critiques the well known program, Teach For America.

Here’s the article:

http://laprogressive.com/education-reform/teach-america/

Teach For America website:

http://www.teachforamerica.org/our-mission?gclid=CILxlrfU1a0CFeQbQgodbSgNlA

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THough I agree in a lot of ways…..I have to say that it was teach for america volunteers who made my high school experience even bearable. In order to defend public education we have to allow for the critique it has earned to go unfiltered.


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