Our laws guarantee all students the right to a K-12 education, regardless of their immigration status.
In a society that glorifies the pioneers, it's easy to think that an endeavor is only worth pursuing if you can be the first to pursue it.
It gets to whether we're a teacher-education model or a movement for social justice. I would say we're about the latter.
In the long run, we need to build a leadership force of people. We have a whole strategy around not only providing folks with the foundational experience during their two years with us, but also then accelerating their leadership in ways that is strategic for the broader education reform movement.
A core part of Teach For America's mission has always been affecting positive change in the traditional public school system.
Dartmouth is such a special college with its rich history, dedicated student body, and, as I've been learning more recently, colorful customs.
Education must be the only sector that hasn't already been completely revolutionized by technology.
Ending educational inequality is going to require systemic change and a long-term, sustained effort. There are no shortcuts and no silver bullets.
Every time a child's promise is cut short by their legal status, our country wastes precious resources and loses talent we need.
Few things are more important to our country's future than recruiting and keeping great teachers in our schools.
I think people are attracted to teaching because they want to make a real impact.
I think the way to understand Teach for America is as a leadership development program.
I usually don't really have breakfast.
I'm happy to admit that I'm a hopeless optimist.
If we freed up all the money in the certification process, think about how much more money we'd have to put into teacher salaries.
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