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Twenty-seven years. 56,000 leaders. Millions of kids. That's a lot of students, and a lot of people working in and out of the classroom to expand educational opportunities in America. And everyone's got a story. Here is the place to share them. Email us if you have a story to share.

 

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One Day
By Elisa Villanueva Beard
February 16, 2018
Implementing a growth strategy that meets community demand, makes the greatest impact with students, and supports collective leadership
One Day
By Faviola Leyva and Paula Ann Solis
February 14, 2018
A tale of love and scorekeeping.
One Day
By Leah Fabel
February 12, 2018
Is Principal Autonomy Part of the Secret to Boosting Student Achievement?
Students & Communities
By The TFA Editorial Team
February 8, 2018
Profound Gentlemen began as an idea hatched by two institute roommates and has since grown into a nationally recognized nonprofit that supports Black male educators.
One Day
By Paula Ann Solis
February 7, 2018
If yes, it's thanks to young men like this teacher and student.
One Day
By Leah Fabel
February 7, 2018
What will it take to get students back to school in Puerto Rico?
Inside TFA
By The TFA Editorial Team
February 6, 2018
Start your final year of school with a job offer in hand. Connect with our vast network of changemakers and access leadership development opportunities and paid internships available only to early applicants.
Inside TFA
By The TFA Editorial Team
February 5, 2018
Our second annual student leadership conference brings together top undergraduate leaders for a weekend of professional development and networking in Chicago. Apply by February 11!
Inside TFA
By The TFA Editorial Team
February 5, 2018
Seeking: Leaders who believe in the potential of all kids and are committed to making it happen. Sound like you?
One Day
By Ting Yu
February 2, 2018
A remarkable woman who grew up in foster care shares her story.
Inside TFA
By The TFA Editorial Team
February 1, 2018
This Black History Month, we’re acknowledging Black leaders in the Teach For America network who are stepping up to expand opportunities for students in our highest-need communities.
One Day
By Ting Yu
February 1, 2018
Many foster children are ill-served by traditional school structures, but Mott Haven Academy in the Bronx is helping those students beat the odds.
Inside TFA
By Theresa Kennelly Mooney
January 30, 2018
Our alternative spring break program, Impact: Spring Break, brings together college students from around the country to serve and learn in Tulsa.
One Day
By Susan Brenna
January 30, 2018
In Stockton, California, the grandchildren of farmworkers who fed the nation are discovering their history.
Inside TFA
By The TFA Editorial Team
January 25, 2018
Five facts about Teach For America training you should know.
Inside TFA
By The TFA Editorial Team
January 24, 2018
As a teacher, you may qualify for national and regional scholarships and grants. These are just some of the programs available to help fund classroom materials, education expenses, and more.
Inside TFA
By The TFA Editorial Team
January 23, 2018
Corps members may be eligible for help managing student loan debt with a variety of loan forgiveness programs specifically designed for teachers.
One Day
By Leah Fabel
January 17, 2018
In Illinois and Minnesota, advocates for major shifts in education policy are celebrating victories that were a long time coming.
Inside TFA
By The TFA Editorial Team
January 17, 2018
Principals at partner schools report a high level of satisfaction with Teach For America corps members, according to an independent survey TFA commissioned—which also uncovered areas for further investigation and improvement.
One Day
By Paula Ann Solis
January 10, 2018
Halfway through her first year of teaching in rural East Feliciana Parish, Jazmin Reyes is getting used to her pre-dawn routine.

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