Tar Heel Blue in the Bluegrass State

Closing the Teach For America Blogging Gap
Jun 10 2011

My (New) Kentucky Home

My first three days in Kentucky have been an incredible experience. I want to get into details, but first I want to recap what I’m doing here with Teach For America, and what Teach For America aims to do as an organization dedicated to eliminating the achievement gap in the US.
Teach For America is a nationwide non-profit dedicating to the elimination of educational inequity in our system.  Teach For America  employs bright, passionate leaders, often college graduates and young professionals, and uses their enthusiasm and innovation to tackle the gross educational disparities faced by children in low-income schools. Corps members have a direct and measurable impact on the lives of each and every child in their classroom. Moreover, as a corps united at the national level against educational inequity, they challenge the notion that the quality of a child’s education should be determined by the average income of their zip code; instead, they stand for the principle that…

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May 18 2011

Hello world!

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Elementary School
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Elementary Education

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