TFA Closing NYC Office, Not Enough Recruits

Diane Ravitch's blog

There have been rumors for months that TFA has seen a sharp decline in applicants. This may be confirmation.

Teach for America is closing down its NYC office because of a decline in recruitment.

It seems the pushback from alumni has made a difference, despite TFA’s massive PR and funding. Alumni have written many articles warning that they were ill-prepared for their assignments.

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2 thoughts on “TFA Closing NYC Office, Not Enough Recruits

    1. Maybe, maybe not. It will always be true, however, that TFA is bad for education as a whole. No matter how much PR and marketing is used, no matter how much money is donated from billionaires and hedge funders to forward “the cause,” TFA will always be an arrow in the quiver of the neoliberal project that is destroying public education.

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