Concise and Stunningly Accurate Synopsis of What It Means to be in Your 20s and Chaperoning A Middle School Dance
--2005 TFA corps member
We must reject the ideology of the "achievement gap" that absolves adults of their responsibility and implies student culpability in continued under-performance. The student achievement gap is merely the effect of a much larger and more debilitating chasm: The Educator Achievement Gap. We must erase the distance between the type of teachers we are, and the type of teachers they need us to be.