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Teach for America

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BENEFITING: Teach for America, Inc.

EVENT: RYOT

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THE STORY:

Support Teach For America on RYOT.org. It is an American non-profit organization that aims to eliminate educational inequity by enlisting high-achieving recent college graduates and professionals to teach for two or more years in low-income communities throughout the United States. The organization aspires for these "corps members" to gain the insight and added commitment to tackle the root causes of America's achievement gap throughout their lives.

Teach For America recruits recent college graduates and professionals to teach for two years in urban and rural communities throughout the United States. The goal is for its corps members to make a short-term impacts on their students in addition to becoming lifelong leaders in pursuing educational equality. In its first year, 1989, Teach For America placed 500 teachers; in 2010, the organization received more than 46,000 applications resulting in 4,500 new corps members.

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