Grant to expand educational leadership nationally and to support teaching corps in seven key regions
BENTONVILLE, Ark. July 27, 2011 $49.5 million
Harvard Monica Higgins Rick Hess
Jim Blew Mike Feinberg Dave Levin Michelle Rhee
$24.47 million Denver, CO Los Angeles, CA Milwaukee, WI Newark, NJ New Orleans, LA Washington, D.C.
Arkansas Mississippi Birdette Hughey Doug Friedlander Scott Shirey
Teach For America alumni continue working from inside and outside the field of education for the fundamental changes necessary to ensure educational excellence and equity. Teach For America is building a strong pipeline of leaders in education, with two-thirds of its 24,000 alumni working full-time in the field, including more than 550 alumni serving as school principals or school system leaders. In addition, many alumni are launching innovative efforts to expand educational opportunity.
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