How You May Get Involved
You may either: make a donation to the organization, which helps the work of over 24,000 alumni. refer a friend/family member/qualified person who excel academically and professionally to qualify as a future leader of TFA invite TFA into your community. if your city is suffering from a lack of proper education, help TFA become informed.
The Rule and the Exception
Unfortunately, where a child is born directly effects his success, specifically eduation. according to teachforamerica.com… By the time they reach fourth grade, children living in low-income communities are already two to three grades behind their higher-income peers. Just half of students in low-income communities will graduate high school by age 18. Those who do graduate will perform...
Financial-wise, Teach for America has millions of dollars worth of expenses. Luckily, many wealthy businesses, families, and foundations donate to the corporation.
Regions of Focus
Although TFA works with over 39 states, the most concentrated areas of focus remain along the east coast, close to New York City.
Wendy Copp, attending Princeton University as a senior, constructed the idea for her non-profit organization as an undergraduate project. She based her creation on the inspiring people around her that were committed to making a difference in the world. After raising two and a half million dollars of funding, she recruited 500 men and women to teach all over America. TFA is now composed of over...
So, what exactly is Teach for America?
TFA is a non-profit organization composed of college graduates with one selfless goal: Eliminate educational inequity by enlisting our nation’s most promising future leaders in the effort.