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At 25, TFA Bridges Teaching Generations
Teacher Wanda Troutman was a member of Teach For America’s original 1990 corps. Alejandro Diasgranados entered teaching through TFA in 2015. We asked them about their experiences and how the organization has changed in 25 years. (January 14, 2016)
What Is Grit? Should Schools Be Judged for How 'Gritty' Students Are?
University of Pennsylvania psychologist and author Angela Duckworth previews her keynote discussion on grit and the role it plays in the success of students, educators, and schools. (May 25, 2016)
John Lacarbiere, a New Orleans teacher, performs his poem “August 29th.” (August 19, 2015)
Voices of History: Sylvia Mendez
Sylvia Mendez was 9 when her father became a plaintiff in a lawsuit that forced the Westminster school district, in Orange County, Calif., to allow children of Mexican descent to attend schools with white students. (May 13, 2014)
'Do I Have to Take This Test?'
Leena Hasbini, a college counselor at a private high school in West Palm Beach, Fla., describes how students react to excessive testing—and why she left the public school system. (January 23, 2015)
'How Can You Be a Failure at 5?'
Rosemarie Jensen, a parent and organizer for United Opt Out, on why a focus on testing harms young students. (January 23, 2015)