Facts About Teach for America

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Teach For America is an impressive, thriving program that recruits young, motivated college graduates of many academic majors for two-year teaching commitments in urban and rural, low-income schools.

  • The program's all-encompassing goal is to eliminate educational inequity by recruiting future leaders of America with the hope of giving excellent education opportunites to all American students.
  • The fall of 2012 marks the first time more than 10,000 first- and second-year Teach for America corps members will be teaching in high-need classrooms.