• Students taught by a Teach For America teacher huddle around to work on a project.

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    Teach For America is growing the movement of leaders who work to ensure that kids growing up in poverty get an excellent education.

A Solvable Problem

Although 16 million American children face the extra challenges of poverty, an increasing body of evidence shows that they can achieve at the highest levels.

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Committed Individuals

We recruit a diverse group of leaders with a record of achievement who work to expand educational opportunity, starting by teaching for two years in a low-income community.

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Investing in Leaders

We provide intensive training, support and career development that helps these leaders increase their impact and deepen their understanding of what it takes to eliminate educational inequity.

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Accelerating Impact

A growing movement of leaders, nearly 32,000 strong, works at every level of education, policy and other professions, to ensure that all children can receive an excellent education.                 

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Teach For America corps members and alumni are helping lead an educational revolution in low-income communities across the country.

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