Discover the real world truth of Teach for America.
I miss the era when my blog was hosted on the teachforus.org website. Back then the site was promoted by TFA as a place where current corps members and alumni could blog and communicate through comments. Until the site went down, it was a happening place with at least twenty different bloggers contributing to the conversation. It was also my way of finding out what TFA was up to, particularly with regard to the summer institute training sites.
Back before TFA had let their greed for money and power distort their original purpose, my main issue with them was the way they cheat the corps members out of an authentic training experience. I’ve said throughout the years that I think that most people are capable of becoming competent teachers and that it is even possible to get enough training in a summer that the first year does not have to…
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