Getting Creative When Schools Go Remote
With schools closed, teachers are finding innovative ways to adapt their classrooms to a new environment.
Standing Together for Our Students
"We must ensure that the world our children grow up in is more equitable, more just, and more fair for all of us." Read our CEO's message of solidarity with our Black communities.
Training New Teachers During the Pandemic
Facing a school year unlike any other, Teach For America has accelerated our work to reimagine corps member training.
I See Me: Representation of LGBTQ+ Teachers in the Classroom
For Pride Month LGBTQ+ educators share why we must increase visibility and support for LGBTQ+ students and teachers.
In America today, the circumstances children are born into predict the opportunities they will have in life. Our education system was not designed to enable all children to realize their potential or achieve their dreams.
children in the U.S. live below the poverty line
more children of color are born into poverty than are white children
of children growing up in poverty will graduate from college within eight years of graduating high school
While no single solution is enough to bring about an equitable and excellent education for all children, Teach For America has learned over three decades that dramatic progress is possible. Lasting change takes bold, grounded leaders working together, inside and outside of schools, fighting for the aspirations of children and their families.
We are locally rooted and nationally connected.
Alumni and corps members work in partnership with rural and urban communities across the country, inside schools and from every sector that shapes education.Learn more about our regions
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