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Freshmen

(disclaimer: I really do love my kids)

We’re in the final quarter of the year and the gorgeous weather has only once been marred by a flood day.   464 more words

TFA

A Conversation with Wendy Kopp

So I’m a pretty loud critic of Teach for America in my friend circle, and I headed to a Penn sponsored event with guest speaker Wendy Kopp, Founder and Chair of TFA, in order to challenge a lot of her stances. 340 more words

This article Teachers are Losing their Jobs appeared in the Nation last year.  The author describes what ensued after the decision by the Seattle school district to start paying for TFA recruits despite stiff competition for teaching jobs, and a deficit.

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Death of a Computer

Well, it finally happened. My computer passed away. The hard drive, logic board, and battery all had to go bye-bye, which is effectively the equivalent (cost excluded) of replacing one’s computer. 223 more words

Cover Reveal

The Case Against Teach for America

What seems like an ordinary stomach ache turns into something much worse. You think your appendix needs to be taken out so you go to a clinic for a check-up. 3,968 more words

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What's in a name?

Allow me to start with the name as it goes hand in hand with the purpose of this blog. Some years ago my grandma gave me a frames quote for my birthday (the one in the center of the left column of the picture above). 272 more words

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