Lessons to Learn

Lessons to Learn : Voices from the Front Lines of Teach for America

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This is the inside story of the more than 8,000 recent college graduates who have joined Teach for America and committed two years of service to teaching in the nation's most troubled public schools. In the tradition of books by Studs Terkel, Ness combines interviews and essays from TFA members and alumni as well as principals, superintendents, parents, and noted education experts.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 252 pages
  • 152 x 229mm | 467g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 1138979724
  • 9781138979727

About Molly Ness

Molly Ness is a Teach for America alumna and a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of The Johns Hopkins University. While teaching at Roosevelt Middle School in Oakland, California, she was the recipient of the Jean Wilson Scholarship to the 2000 California Conference for Educational Leadership. She lives in Charlottesville.show more

Table of contents

Prologue 1. Making the Commitment 2. Summer Institute 3. First Impressions 4. Raw Realities 5. Beyond Classroom Walls 6. "It's About the Impossible" 7. Two Years and Counting 8. Life After Teach For America 9. Voices From Outside the Corps 10. Reflections 11. One Day 12. The Road Aheadshow more

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