Media Resources

MEDIA RESOURCES

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The following resources are available for use by the media in preparing stories about Teach For America. Please note and abide by the terms of use in each section. For further information, contact Danielle Montoya at press.center@teachforamerica.org.

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Media Coverage

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Articles and commentary on our work from media outlets across the country.

Memphis Daily News
February 12, 2016
Tulsa World
February 12, 2016

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Find answers to frequently asked questions about our work. We also invite you to read our Annual Report and visit our Top Stories blog to learn more. If you have additional questions, please email us.

Teach For America finds, develops, and supports a diverse network of leaders who expand opportunity for children from classrooms, schools, and every sector and field that shapes the broader systems in which schools operate. Visit About Us to learn more. 
Teach For America finds, develops, and supports a diverse network of leaders who expand opportunity for children from classrooms, schools, and every sector and field that shapes the broader systems in which schools operate. Visit About Us to learn more. 
Educational inequity is a systemic problem that requires systemic solutions. Like successful systems change efforts in the past, it will require a broad coalition working inside and outside the system to challenge the status quo by demonstrating what’s possible. Teach For America is fueling this coalition with leaders from every background who are working in our education system and all the fields that shape it to expand opportunities for students. These leaders get close and stay close to the
Educational inequity is a systemic problem that requires systemic solutions. Like successful systems change efforts in the past, it will require a broad coalition working inside and outside the system to challenge the status quo by demonstrating what’s possible. Teach For America is fueling this coalition with leaders from every background who are working in our education system and all the...
Teach For America secures local contributions from businesses, foundations, government organizations, and individuals in the regions where corps members teach. In addition, we receive national funding from corporations and foundations, individuals, and the federal government. In FY16, 78 percent of funds raised came from regional supporters, the remainder coming from national funders. Download our most recent Annual Report to view a list of our supporters and learn more about our funding.
Teach For America secures local contributions from businesses, foundations, government organizations, and individuals in the regions where corps members teach. In addition, we receive national funding from corporations and foundations, individuals, and the federal government. In FY16, 78 percent of funds raised came from regional supporters, the remainder coming from national funders. Download...
Corps members teach in one of Teach For America's 53 regions. Learn more about what and where corps members teach.
Corps members teach in one of Teach For America's 53 regions. Learn more about what and where corps members teach.
Teach For America uses the following key factors in determining placement: availability of teaching positions across the nation for the upcoming school year; subject and grade-level needs of our school and district partners; hiring requirements, including undergraduate coursework credits required for each position and regional certification requirements; and corps members' regional and teaching subject preferences. Learn more about what and where corps members teach.
Teach For America uses the following key factors in determining placement: availability of teaching positions across the nation for the upcoming school year; subject and grade-level needs of our school and district partners; hiring requirements, including undergraduate coursework credits required for each position and regional certification requirements; and corps members' regional and teaching...
Teach For America helps corps members become strong classroom and community leaders, through a rigorous summer training program and extensive coaching, professional development, and other resources throughout the corps experience. Learn more about corps member training.
Teach For America helps corps members become strong classroom and community leaders, through a rigorous summer training program and extensive coaching, professional development, and other resources throughout the corps experience. Learn more about corps member training.
Each state has different requirements and rules around teacher certification. Teach For America regional staff members work with corps members to make sure these requirements are met prior to teaching. Learn more about certification.
Each state has different requirements and rules around teacher certification. Teach For America regional staff members work with corps members to make sure these requirements are met prior to teaching. Learn more about certification.
Corps members are full-time, salaried employee of their school district, charter school, or pre-K center. Their salary and benefits are the same as those of other beginning teachers working for the same employers. Learn more about these benefits.
Corps members are full-time, salaried employee of their school district, charter school, or pre-K center. Their salary and benefits are the same as those of other beginning teachers working for the same employers. Learn more about these benefits.

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