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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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Teachers and parents can build a community that celebrates all types of families and identities. Here are five resources targeted for anyone aiming to build a more inclusive environment for all children.
Ian Cohen was concerned about the "dropout factory" at his placement school—especially the students who were doing just enough to pass. Read how he and two other TFA alumni are getting these particular kids to excel.
LGBTQ Community Initiative managing director Tim'm West reflects on Pride Month and not only what TFA has done to help keep our schools safe and ensure voices are heard, but also what the initiative has planned for the road ahead.
Effectively communicating with middle school students is no easy task, but you can start by utilizing these tough-love phrases to build strong relationships with them.
With his parents in prison, Ricardo Govea's perseverance and support from his teachers have helped him pursue his dreams and achieve them. Read his inspiring story.
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.
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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.
As we celebrate Pride Month and our LGBTQ community's journey, Teach For America's Erika Karsh sees an opportunity to strengthen our schools by recognizing intersectionality with other communities who share similar realities.
An Appalachia corps member on what he's learned as a rural educator.

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