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Education & Issues
By The TFA Editorial Team
July 26, 2017
How Manny Lamarre (Miami-Dade '09) is expanding economic opportunity in the Silver State.
Education & Issues
By The TFA Editorial Team
June 28, 2017
A look at the collective impact Teach For America alumni are having at Blackstone Valley Prep.
Education & Issues
By Tim'm West
June 13, 2017
Tim'm T. West, who heads Teach For America's LGBTQ+ Community Initiative, shares the progress made over the past three years and the work to be done in improving outcomes for LGBTQ students.
Education & Issues
By The TFA Editorial Team
June 7, 2017
Meet the student- and teacher-led literary-arts magazine connecting inner-city youth in Baltimore.
Education & Issues
By Tatum Wilson
June 5, 2017
Tatum Wilson (San Antonio '16) shares a story about the importance of being your authentic self in the classroom.
Education & Issues
By John Stoneburner
June 2, 2017
John Stoneburner (Los Angeles '06) has compiled a few tips to help you stay healthy and well as you teach throughout the year.
Education & Issues
By The TFA Editorial Team
June 1, 2017
Latino Victory Project adds Teach For America alumna as political director.
Education & Issues
By Coley Williams
May 17, 2017
Coley Williams (L.A. '06), a licensed marriage and family therapist, shares how her corps member experience led to her current career path.
Education & Issues
By TFA's TLD Culture & Communities Team and Headspace
May 8, 2017
With Mental Health Awareness Month in full swing, learn more about Headspace’s partnership with Teach For America and the benefits of mindfulness meditation.
Education & Issues
By Dr. Richard Shadick
May 1, 2017
Teach For America believes wellness is as an essential part of your toolkit to be an effective teacher and leader.
Education & Issues
By Caroline James
April 7, 2017
Caroline James (Greater New Orleans-Mississippi Delta '12) overcame a variety of barriers to earn a coveted Gates Cambridge Scholarship. Read why talent alone was not enough to get her there.
Education & Issues
By The TFA Editorial Team
February 22, 2017
A critical support for Teach For America corps members and national service is at risk—and your help is needed.
Education & Issues
By Hardy Farrow
January 18, 2017
Hardy Farrow (Memphis ’13), recently named to Forbes Magazine’s 30 Under 30 list, shares why our mistakes are more valuable than we think.
Education & Issues
By The TFA Editorial Team
December 22, 2016
When Madina Olomi (D.C. Region '14) was placed in a school with the most refugee students in the county, she was able to relate to them on a level many teachers could not.
Education & Issues
By The TFA Editorial Team
November 21, 2016
King John Pascual (New York '14) views his new fellowship with Health for America as an opportunity to help change the way we prevent, detect, and treat strokes.
Education & Issues
By Mario Benabe
October 13, 2016
In our latest piece celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month, Mario Benabe (New York '14), who was recently honored by the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics, describes a method of instruction he calls Do The Right Thing Pedagogy.
Education & Issues
By Archie Moss Jr.
September 23, 2016
Teach For America alum and current principal Archie Moss Jr. (Charlotte '11) sheds light on the importance of having black school leaders and how we can bring more of them into the fold.
Education & Issues
By The TFA Editorial Team
September 15, 2016
A nonprofit co-founded by a pair of TFA–Eastern North Carolina alumni has earned a grant worth up to $325,000 toward changing the way middle school students learn about sex education.
Education & Issues
By The TFA Editorial Team
August 24, 2016
Erin McCarty (Las Vegas Valley '08), a product of Las Vegas public schools, has seen her career development from teacher to burgeoning school leader benefit due to her experience as a Teach For America corps member.
Education & Issues
By The TFA Editorial Team
August 18, 2016
When Jonathan Howard's promising hoop dreams didn't pan out, he forged a new career path as one of the most respected teacher recruitment directors in the country.

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