Mosle, Sara
January 1995
New Republic;1/23/95, Vol. 212 Issue 4, p13
Challenges the criticisms by Linda Darling-Hammond, a professor of education at Teachers College, Columbia University in New York, and by the other members of the educational establishment against the Teach for America (TFA) program. Background of the TFA; Reason for the opposition of Hammond to alternative teacher certification programs; Flaws of the screed written by Hammond which was featured in the "Phi Delta Kappan" journal; Success of the TFA.


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