The TFA Boogeyman and Why Middle School Matters (215)

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Only two episodes left for season 2! Tune in today! Today's episode focuses on a recent Propublica piece: How Teach for America Evolved Into an Arm of the Charter School Movement: https://www.propublica.org/article/how-teach-for-america-evolved-into-an-arm-of-the-charter-school-movement - the gang discusses the variety of impacts TFA has on schools across the country, along with the impact of its financial sources.

We also have an incredible interview with Phyllis Fagell about why middle school matters and all about her upcoming book of the same title! "Middle School Matters": https://www.amazon.com/Middle-School-Matters-Beyond-Parents/dp/0738235083/

Propublica Discussion: How Teach for America Evolved Into an Arm of the Charter School Movement: https://www.propublica.org/article/how-teach-for-america-evolved-into-an-arm-of-the-charter-school-movement

Interview with Phyllis Fagell: Check out her website: http://www.phyllisfagell.com/ and her upcoming book, "Middle School Matters": https://www.amazon.com/Middle-School-Matters-Beyond-Parents/dp/0738235083/

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