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We are looking for a set of personal characteristics that predict success, the first and foremost of which is perseverance in the face of challenges. We also look for the ability to influence and motivate others who share your values, strong problem-solving ability, and leadership.
We must broaden the definition of who our neighbors are, and extend the boundaries of our interest and empathy.
Education is the most powerful tool countries have for boosting economic growth, increasing prosperity, and forging more just, peaceful and equitable societies.
Few things are more important to our country‘s future than recruiting and keeping great teachers in our schools.
We collaborate with other countries on issues like public health and climate change because we understand these issues affect our collective welfare.
People are everything in education, just as in the corporate world.
A core part of Teach For America’s mission has always been affecting positive change in the traditional public school system.
Cultivating more leaders who reflect our heterogeneous society depends on universities‘ transparent use of race as one of many factors in an admissions process that is accessible to all.
We believe strongly in transparency and accountability, which is why Teach For America encourages rigorous independent evaluations of our program. Our mission is too important to operate in any other way.
Our laws guarantee all students the right to a K-12 education, regardless of their immigration status.
Education must be the only sector that hasn’t already been completely revolutionized by technology.
Teach For China recruits top American and Chinese college graduates, like 26-year-old Yang Xiao, to teach in the country’s most disadvantaged schools.
Imagine how different those classrooms could be if hundreds of Nigeria‘s most talented recent graduates and professionals channeled their energy not only into the country’s banks, but into making education in the country a force for transformation.
We’re not trying to be the only route into teaching. We do put enormous energy into understanding what differentiates the most successful teachers.
When I started Teach For America as a college senior, I sensed that there were thousands of talented, driven college students and recent grads who were searching for a way to make a real difference in the world.
Teach For America is working hard to be one significant source of the leadership we need.
It’s possible to train great people, but a person with great training who doesn’t have certain characteristics is only going to go so far.
Competition and competitive rhetoric can be healthy. It’s what drove the United States to pursue the Soviet Union into space, creating countless innovations along the way.
We are working essentially to build a leadership force of folks who will, during their first two years of teaching, actually put their kids on a different trajectory – not just survive as a new teacher, but actually help close the achievement gap for their kids.
I had been very focused on the issue of education disparities in our country, and literally, by the time kids are just nine years old, in low-income communities, they’re already three or four grade levels behind nine-year-olds in high-income communities.
Where educational deprivation exists, it breeds conflict and enables repression.
Mindsets, skills and leadership, experience and access, and critical consciousness – we need all four of these things for our students to be the leaders, people and citizens we want them to be.
As a white woman with a privileged education, I’m keenly aware that I founded an organization that can only realize its goal if it enlists many more leaders who share the backgrounds of the students and families we work with.
As a senior at Princeton, I felt like the whole world was open to me. In our country, that’s not a given. We aspire to be a place of equal opportunity, and yet where you’re born determines your prospects.