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What's driving TFA's decline.
Teachers in Thailand are honored for their career choice, respected for educating the next generation. So, why are teachers in the U.S. treated as if they've chosen a life of community service?
Educators need to spend more time educating; our teachers hold valuable expertise and their time should not be spent on administrative tasks. Teaching assistants can help in this area.
The true effectiveness of Teach for America (TFA) rests in the program's ability to train a cadre of future leaders working in diverse fields that share a commitment to educational reform.