Stop Scapegoating Teach for America

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Media Outlet: The Daily Beast

Teach for America has been getting a lot of flak over its training methods—but the real scandal is that kids with five weeks of prep perform as well as teachers from traditional certification programs.


Conor P. Williams is a senior researcher in New America's Education Policy Program. His work addresses policies and practices related to educational equity, dual language learners, immigration, and school choice.