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March 31, 2015

Classkick Raises $1.7M to Help Teachers Provide Personalized Feedback

Classkick, an ed-tech startup that allows teachers to provide personalized, realĀ­-time feedback to students working on iPads, raised $1.7 million in seed funding.

March 27, 2015

Growing Inequality Is Visible in K-12 Politics

The one-percenters who can make large campaign donations have more money than ever. And, as in all other policy areas these days, they want to call the shots in K-12 education.

March 25, 2015

Teach For America Teachers Offer Edge in Pre-K Reading, Study Says

Teach For America teachers in pre-K though 2nd grade were better at teaching students to read than other teachers, says a study by the research firm Mathematica.

March 04, 2015

Study: Teach For America's Scale-Up Didn't Harm Quality

Teachers hired during the first two years of an expansion of the program were as good as their peers, and in grades pre-K-2 they helped their students learn more in reading, a study finds.

February 03, 2015

Report Analyzes Teach For America's Growing Pains

The polarizing organization is facing more pushback and bad press than previously, it finds.

January 16, 2015

Fellowship Brings Coding, Computer Science Skills to Teach for America Teachers

A partnership between a New York City computer science school and Teach for America aims to bring more opportunities for improved coding instruction to students.

January 14, 2015

Teach For America's Education in Diversity

Teach for America has quietly begun to change the way it talks about race and inequity, and it deserves credit.

October 31, 2014

Reinventing Teach For America

To all the TFA critics out there, here's my pitch: TFA isn't going away. So why not pressure them to wield their power and influence in a way that might actually prove more productive?

October 09, 2014

Teach For America LGBT Initiative Will Address School Climate, Teacher Training

The director of Teach For America's new initiative for LGBT students explains how it might lead to changes in the program's training for new teachers.

October 07, 2014

What Is the Damage Done by TFA?

What is the damage done by TFA's claims that their program is as good or better than college- and university-based programs? Julian Vasquez Heilig and I discuss.

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