Stories

Read the latest news and stories to learn about the impact of our 1,100 corps members and alumni.

 

One Day
By Paula Ann Solis
June 22, 2017
Students building houses and earning scholarships. A project to hack school. Help for special education teachers. Meet the winners of Teach For America’s 2017 Social Innovation Awards.
Education & Issues
By The TFA Editorial Team
June 7, 2017
Meet the student- and teacher-led literary-arts magazine connecting inner-city youth in Baltimore.
Alumni
June 5, 2017
We are very proud in Chicago that one of our alumni, Marquett Burton (Baltimore ’09), is a finalist for this year’s Social Innovation Award.
Inside TFA
March 31, 2017
Congratulations to Geoff Brown (Mississippi Delta '08) and Najib Jammal (Baltimore '03) on receiving the Kennedy Leadership Awards.
Inside TFA
March 31, 2017
Congratulations to Senator Barbara Mikulski on receiving the inaugural Robert E. Meyerhoff and Rheda Becker Legacy Award.
Students & Communities
By The TFA Editorial Team
March 29, 2017
Jason Wiser (Baltimore ’95) and his daughter's educational card game has caught the attention of one of the biggest toy companies. Read how Teach For America set him on his career path.
One Day
By Susan Brenna
January 18, 2017
A school is filled with adults who could potentially be great teachers. Principal Najib Jammal takes an entrepreneurial approach to detecting them.
Baltimore Sun
November 11, 2016
Inside TFA
By The TFA Editorial Team
July 6, 2016
To help develop corps members capable of educating and empowering their students, the Baltimore regional team has been focusing on a critical aspect of their coaching and training.
One Day
By Alexandria Neason
May 10, 2016
Former Clinton adviser offers a glimpse at the tech of tomorrow--and what it means for schools and students today.
One Day
By Leah Fabel
December 16, 2015
In this short doc, Teaira Lewis talks about growing up in Baltimore and the teachers who helped guide her.
One Day
By Leah Fabel
December 16, 2015
Six former students of corps members talk about their success and the people who made it possible.