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@michellek: If education is supposed to be the great equalizer, then make it happen with equal access. #edchat
I look at this quote and think, isn't that what the United States is all about - education and opportunity having the power to close these gaps? Then I remember my amazingly capable yet "left behind" students, my extremely underfunded school, my misguided administration, my clueless state representatives and think, if only!
Teach for America Aims to Eliminate Educational Inequity
Teach for America's mission statement is that "One day, all children in this nation will have the opportunity to attain an excellent education." The mission of Teach for America is to build a movement to eliminate educational inequity- not to fill teacher shortages.