Meet Four Women Who Are Lawyering for Good
Lawyers get a bad rap. These fighters for justice will restore your faith in the profession.
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?
Wellness Tips for a Strong Start to an Unprecedented School Year
Teachers offer advice on wellness—for themselves and their students—as we head back to the classroom (virtual or otherwise) this year.
‘Resilient and Thriving’: What Immigrants Bring to Education
In honor of Immigrant Heritage Month, Teach For America speaks with three alumni in the immigrant community about their time in the classroom and how they leverage their identities in their careers of impact to fight for educational equity.
Why I Teach, Even (Especially) When There's No School
Teachers are facing the test of a lifetime. Here’s why they’re not backing down.
How These Film Students Look at COVID-19 Through a Different Lens
Students and teachers all across the country were impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn how one Teach For America film class from McAllen, Texas had to abandon their goals and focus on finding new ways to stay connected during the coronavirus.
Meet Three Women Who Took Their Careers from the Classroom to the Lab
Peer into the lab where these engineers are working to develop and improve prosthetic devices, medicines, and even that wristband that counts your every step.
For College Students, an Introduction to the Corps
This describes TFA’s early-admissions Accelerate pilot. College students apply to be Accelerate fellows in the summer before senior year, TFA places them with community organizations, and if they fulfill all requirements they are admitted to the corps without going through the application process.
Founding & Launching a New School System in Texas
After touring top schools across the state of Texas, 1997 Rio Grande Valley alums Tom Torkelson and JoAnn Gama were inspired to do more for their students by launching an innovative school system.