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One Day
By Katherine Reyes
October 19, 2017
Katherine Reyes advises fellow teachers of deaf and hard-of-hearing students, whose educational struggles are often overlooked.
One Day
By Paula Ann Solis
October 17, 2017
Moving toward educational equity often means taking a step back to understand yourself, your history, and the histories of others.
One Day
By Leah Fabel
October 11, 2017
The city’s complicated, deep-rooted issues will not easily be solved. For these locals, that makes the challenge even more worth the taking.
One Day
By Paula Ann Solis
October 10, 2017
From organizing kid zones at shelters to salvaging students’ college applications, meet some of the people who stepped up in the face of catastrophe.
One Day
By Leah Fabel
October 9, 2017
Veteran educators share how they're preparing for next time.
One Day
By Paula Ann Solis
October 2, 2017
Away from the glittery Vegas Strip, a scrappy network of students, families and education advocates is growing.
One Day
By Joel Serin-Christ
September 26, 2017
A Baltimore boarding school student, an Eastern Washington farm girl, a New York Mom and beginning teacher: compare their school routes with yours in 360 interactive video.
One Day
By Leah Fabel
September 22, 2017
As the leaves change and the temperatures drop, take an hour to cozy up with a book from our list of recommended reading.
One Day
September 19, 2017
As we hear from our friends and colleagues in Florida, we will update this page on ways you can help with immediate needs and longer-term recovery.
Inside TFA
By The TFA Editorial Team
September 13, 2017
Today we welcome our 2017 Corps to our community of 56,000 people.
One Day
By Susan Brenna
September 8, 2017
As we hear from our Houston friends and colleagues, we will update this page on ways you can help with immediate needs and longer-term recovery.
One Day
September 6, 2017
Meet the winner and finalist of the 2017 Peter Jennings Award for Civic Leadership, honoring alumni whose work has led to transformational change in the past year.
Inside TFA
By The TFA Editorial Team
September 5, 2017
Teach For America stands with DREAMers and our 190 DACAmented corps members and alumni who reach 10,000 students across 11 states.
One Day
August 31, 2017
Michelle Kuo returned to the Delta after law school to help a former student in crisis. She spoke with Arkansas native Eric Dailey about leaving, returning, and the power of two people reading together.
One Day
By Paula Ann Solis
August 22, 2017
A free horse camp teaches equestrian techniques and life skills to city students
Inside TFA
By Molly Brennan
August 17, 2017
If you're considering applying for Teach For America, but aren't actually sure if you're eligible, keep reading!
One Day
By Susan Brenna
August 17, 2017
Students who started college but never earned degrees are given another shot, thanks to innovative hybrids
Inside TFA
By Molly Brennan
August 16, 2017
We receive a lot of questions about what to expect during Teach For America’s interview day. Who better to tell you about what to expect than other applicants?
Alumni
August 3, 2017
Shiroy Aspandiar (Houston ’10) is a co-founder of One Jump, a non-profit organization that curates one of the largest databases of enrichment opportunities—the kind of experiences that can transform a young life.
One Day
By Paula Ann Solis
August 2, 2017
Hollywood hasn’t done a great job reflecting America’s diversity back to its audience. Tamila Gresham shares how a student inspired her to try to change that, some of her favorite shows, and a season four OITNB spoiler (beware!)

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