“I felt Strange and Guilty”: Annie Tan @TeachForAmerica alum speaks

Discover the real TFA through the story of one of their recruits.

Cloaking Inequity

Teach For America recently announced that they were sending more teachers of color than ever before to teach for short term stints in America’s schools. They expect to be lauded for this.

What is Teach For America? Read here.

Have you ever experienced a situation where you were knowingly or unknowingly unprepared? How did it make you feel? My first year at the University of Michigan Ann Arbor was a rough year. I had an introduction to psychology course in the Modern Language Building (MLB) building which was on the other side of campus from my East Quad dorm. Screen Shot 2014-09-04 at 8.03.40 AMNow I realize that the google map above says its only an 11 minute walk, but Michigan weather is not the most hospitable in January and February. The first day of class, the professor (whose name I still remember), told us that we didn’t have to go to his weekly lectures…

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