TFA goes on record to support the common-core standards.
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December 17, 2013
November 03, 2013
The requirement of teachers being "highly qualified" under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act has been rendered meaningless by the latest action of Congress. They inserted a "loophole" for Teach For America that basically makes everyone highly qualified when they are not.
September 13, 2013
Federal education officials want to gather information on where teachers in alternative-certification programs are located.
September 10, 2013
A new study examines how teachers in selective alternative-route programs stack up against their peers.
July 31, 2013
The Walton Foundation re-ups its support for Teach For America.
April 23, 2013
A TNTP paper argues the first year of teaching provides vital clues to how a teacher will do over the long haul.
April 09, 2013
A large-scale, quasi-experimental study finds math gains among middle-school students taught by TFA novices and alumni.
March 07, 2013
California's standards board is poised to require teacher "interns" to receive more training on English-learners.
February 13, 2013
Wendy Kopp will step down as the CEO of Teach For America and assume the role of board chairwoman.
September 19, 2012
Democratic Representative Mike Honda (D-Calif.) and Senator Jack Reed (D-R.I.) have introduced companion bills that would reauthorize and make major changes to federal laws governing teacher preparation, including the reporting requirements, accountability provisions, and TEACH grant scholarship program.