Teach For America

TFA is committed to recruiting 2,400 Latino undergraduates and professionals over the next three years to teach in predominantly low-income Latino schools.

Elisa Villanueva Beard, Co-CEO of Teach For America and Dr. Julianne Malveaux joined guest host Jeff Johnson on “NewsOne Now” to discuss TFA (Teach For America) announcing more than 1000 new African American teachers have joined their organization. The increased number of minorities joining TFA’s ranks for a 5-week training course did not impress Dr. Malveaux. Listen to their entire […]

MIAMI  — In a distressed neighborhood north of Miami’s gleaming downtown, a group of enthusiastic but inexperienced instructors from Teach for America is trying to make progress where more veteran teachers have had difficulty: raising students’ reading and math scores. “These are the lowest performing schools, so we need the strongest performing teachers,” said Julian […]