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Zimmer Ignores Reform “Orthodoxy”

LA School Report | October 26, 2012



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A new article in The American Prospect magazine traces Teach For America’s efforts to support its former teachers who want to run for public office (and who generally adhere to a common set of education priorities including charter schools, teacher effectiveness, test-based school accountability. The article includes a link to LA School Report’s recent interview with LAUSD board member Steve Zimmer, one of few such alumni who has publicly opposed what he describes as “the TFA orthodoxy.” (See: Teach for America’s Deep Bench).


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