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Teach For America in the News

If We Don’t Do Something Radical Now We Will Fail Our Kids
Education Post
September 30, 2020

Closing the Learning Gap
Rebuilding America
September 29, 2020

Brief: Schools still struggle with distance learning, but key solutions are emerging
Education Dive
September 23, 2020

School Discipline Was Already Unjust, but Zoom Suspension Is Absurd
September 11, 2020

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About Our CEO

Elisa Villanueva Beard (Phoenix '98) is the CEO of Teach For America. Under her leadership, the organization impacts hundreds of thousands of students each year in some 2,500 schools. Her journey with TFA started in Phoenix, where she taught first and second grade bilingual education as a 1998 corps member. Read more.

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