Nonprofit Industry Trends, Nonprofit News, Social Impact Posted May 27, 2015 by Tori Loubier CLASSY Awards

8 Innovative Teacher Residency Programs

This post is brought to you by our partner, the Collaborative Exchange, the online publication of the CLASSY Awards that explores important ideas and trends in innovation, technology, and entrepreneurship around social solutions. When Teach for America (TFA) emerged more than 25 years ago the innovative model pioneered a fresh approach to education reform: recruit high performing college grads to teach in high-need schools. The idea originated from founder Wendy Kopp’s thesis in 1989 that called for a national teacher corps, modeled on the Peace Corps, that “would mobilize passionate, dedicated members of [her] generation.”   What started with 100 students ... continue reading
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