Tide Turning Against @TeachForAmerica?: Does Popular=Good

I have never been a fan of Teacher for America although I have never questioned Wendy Kopp’s good intentions in creating the concept as a graduate student years ago. It has nothing to do with providing high quality teachers for the long term, however, and unfortunately for reformers like her, longer term solutions are what we need…not short term fixes.

Cloaking Inequity

Is everything that is popular good? or good for you? Today’s Twitter blast includes the locations where @TeachForAmerica funding has recently been cut and/or they’ve been kicked out. Burgers, fries, chips. lard, donuts, meth etc. are all very popular, but not so good for you.

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