Author: Morgaen Donaldson

TFA Teachers: How Long Do They Teach? Why Do They Leave?

November 29, 2011

Few observers doubt that Teach For America (TFA) has high aspirations. Established in 1990, TFA strives to close persistent racial and socioeconomic achievement gaps in U.S. public education by recruiting high-achieving college graduates to teach for two years in low-income urban and rural schools. In recent years, applications to TFA have soared, especially at highly […]