Ep. 11 SOS! LIVE in DC — Truth For America


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Truth For America is a podcast about Teach For America (TFA) that provides voice to educators, parents, students, and other key stakeholders. Truth For America is co-hosted by Dr. Julian Vasquez Heilig and Dr. T. Jameson Brewer. Episode 11 was LIVE at the 2016 Save our Schools March and Conference held at the Lincoln Memorial and Howard University. The episode features a conversation with David Green (experienced teacher of teachers), Tina Andres (Santa Ana special education teacher), and Emma Howland-Bolton(TFA alum, Detroit teacher, and founding member of Learn with Detroit & the Corps Advisory Board). The conversation includes a discussion about the contracts that TFA signs with districts and universities, the role of Teach For America in school privatization in Detroit, New Orleans and elsewhere. We also discuss Wendy Kopp's original vision for TFA, how communities can influence conversations about TFA and review some of the conversations from the first ten Truth For America podcasts Truth For America is sponsored by the Network for Public Education Action. Copyright permission from REM for use of song "World Leader Pretend" in Truth For America podcast worldwide: https://www.dropbox.com/s/80jynkybgpz5r29/REM%20World%20Leader%20Pretend%20Permission.pdf?dl=0

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