Teaching Finance as an Act of Social Justice
Teaching financial literacy is an important step toward financial wellness, self-efficacy, and economic mobility.
Everyone Benefits When We Give STEM the Gift of Girls
Education can play a significant role in bridging gender equity gaps, but these benefits can only be achieved if we reimagine the STEM experience for girls.
Now Is the Time to Close the 'TechEdquity Gap' for Latinx Students
Millions of Latinx students are being denied access to a high-quality remote education during the pandemic.
Our Leaders Must Reflect the Communities They Serve
The head of TFA's Latinx Community Alliances shares what he learned from his campaign for local office and the importance of representation for all constituents.
How the Class of 2020 is Persevering Through the Pandemic
Last year’s graduating seniors are doing more than taking 2020 in stride.. They are converting disappointments, surprises, and tragedies into life lessons for the rest of us.
Bringing Diversity and Student Stories to Bookshelves
Jennifer De Leon (Bay Area ’02) says not every reader will get the references in her novel featuring a Latinx heroine—and that's fine by her. She's decentering whiteness and decolonizing shelves.
When Will History Be Taught Honestly?
If students are to explore America's unvarnished history and grapple with its consequences, teachers must dislodge long-held narratives. Will it take a generation?
DACAmented and Dedicated: A 2020 Corps Member’s Story
Albert is a 2020 corps member from New Orleans who has been accepted in to the Los Angeles corps. He is also a DACA recipient. He sat down with TFA staff to share his thoughts on the importance of teaching Latinx kids, reframing immigrant narratives, and supporting policy to help immigrants gain American citizenship.
High Schoolers on What Success Means to Them
In their own words, four students define success and the tools they need to achieve it. Note to grown-ups: It's not about the money.