Ep. 9 Birth and History — Truth For America


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By Truth For America and Julian Vasquez Heilig. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
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 9 features a conversation with Dr. James Ladwig and Dr. Barbara Veltri, education professors who were involved with Teach For America in the 1990s. The podcast includes background about Wendy Kopp and the conversations that occurred during the birth of Teach For America, discussion about the very first summer training Institute, the idealism of the original TFA corps members and much more. Truth For America is sponsored by the Network for Public Education Action.

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