Teach for America
July 23, 2008
More than 600 recent college graduates ï¿½ with plans to become everything from doctors to lawyers to engineers to architects ï¿½ were in Phoenix this summer preparing to put their careers on hold in order to teach at economically disadvantaged schools for two years. It was all part of Teach for America’s first training institute held in Phoenix. Weï¿½ll take a look at this rigorous five-week training program and Teach for America’s efforts to improve public education.