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By Molly Ness

This can be the interior tale of the greater than 8,000 fresh collage graduates who've joined train for the US and devoted years of carrier to educating within the nation's so much afflicted public faculties. within the culture of books through Studs Terkel, Ness combines interviews and essays from TFA contributors and alumni in addition to principals, superintendents, mom and dad, and famous schooling specialists.

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I joined Teach For America to try to figure that out. I went into teaching to try to find the poetry in children before it was stomped out of them. I went to teach so that I could learn how any child could end up in a detention center, and to do my part to prevent it. providing educational opportunity Other corps members link their decision to join Teach For America to the negative or positive education they received in their upbringing. Mike Garcia (2002, Baltimore) had a unique experience. Growing up in the Rio Grande Valley of South Texas, Mike fondly remembered the young, energetic teachers he had in high school.

Sarah Fang (1996, Phoenix) wanted to try teaching, but wasn’t interested in investing the time and money into a credential without having some classroom exposure, “TFA was a non-committal way into the profession. ” Eight years later, Sarah is still teaching. Alan Giuliani came to Teach For America at the age of twenty, upon graduating from New Mexico State University. ” He pointed to his lifelong love of school and academics as the key reason for his commitment. “I had always loved school and learning and everything associated with school.

The 2002–2003 school year marked Angela’s third year in her original placement. She stayed because “I didn’t feel ready to leave. ” Her devotion to her students and her tireless efforts have already translated to measurable success.

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