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Twenty-five years. 47,000 teachers. 37,000+ alumni. Millions of kids. That's a lot of students, and a lot of people working in and out of the classroom to expand educational opportunities in America. And everyone's got a story. Here is the place to share them.

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Everyone had advice on how to prepare for my first year in the classroom. Now, after finishing my first year in the classroom, I have my own words of wisdom for new teachers.
The Collective announces the launch of its National Advisory Board. Meet the 20 outstanding alumni of color serving on the inaugural board and learn more about their work.
Lia Rozmiarek (Los Angeles ’99) is proud to have grown up hapa in Hawai‘i and explains why a recent film's misrepresentation of her home state's rich diversity has her up in arms.
Sarah Ha, who leads Teach For America's newly launched Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Initiative, reflects on the need for more AAPI teachers in the classroom and narratives in school curricula.
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Twenty-two years after casting him in an elementary school play, Jill Levine (Greater New Orleans '92) witnessed former student Rendell Debose—now a professional actor—perform in “Memphis: The Musical.” The pair recounted his first big break.
Ten Teach For America alumni were recognized as finalists for Echoing Green’s Fellowship Programs on Wednesday. They will aim to continue the tradition set by TFA founder Wendy Kopp, a 1991 Global Fellow.
Teach For Nepal Fellow Jigme Sherpa witnessed firsthand the April earthquake that destroyed most of his neighbors' homes and left them with no food, water, or shelter. Read his account of the tragic day and learn how you can help.
Laureen Wimbley (Houston '07) joined Teach For America to be a role model for African American kids from the inner city. Over the years, however, she's discovered how her other students' goals were more similar than she realized in the third installment of our weekly series "Why I Teach".
An Appalachia corps member on what he's learned as a rural educator.