On May 26, 2020, a tweet by NYC teacher Annie Tan caught my attention:
I first heard of Teach for America (TFA) in 1991. I was finishing my undergraduate degree in education, and a friend who was not an education major told me that upon graduation, he would be teaching for a couple of years via provisional certification in a city with teacher shortages, in connection with an organization called Teach for America.
At the time, in 1991, I thought, that sounds okay.
Cut to 2013, the year in which I wrote my first…
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