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Read the latest news and stories from the Teach For America - Houston community.


One Day
June 22, 2017
Students building houses and earning scholarships. A project to hack school. Help for special education teachers. Meet the winners of Teach For America’s 2017 Social Innovation Awards.
One Day
April 25, 2017
A group of citizen-advocates scored a win when Houston Independent School District was persuaded to change its discipline policies. Now this network is taking on new fights.
One Day
March 21, 2017
Palmer’s No Wrong Answers podcast brings new meaning to using your “teacher voice.”
One Day
February 28, 2017
It’s time to make CS as foundational to the curriculum as reading and math. First we have to solve four problems holding us back.
Education & Issues
February 1, 2017
To kick off Black History Month, corps member Jayde Encalade (Houston '16) reflects on the importance of affirming the identity of her black male students and her hopes for their future.
One Day
October 16, 2016
When diverse kids learn peacekeeping with academic rigor, will they save the world?
September 22, 2016
United States Fifth Circuit Judge, Gregg Costa (Mississippi Delta ’94), shares his insights with local alumni working in the legal field
One Day
June 8, 2016
Teaching is hard. Fawning over these photos is easy. We're not ashamed.
One Day
February 24, 2016
Honorary, earned, chosen, and biological: The Teach For America community contains all kinds of families.
Houston Chronicle
October 13, 2015
One Day
September 28, 2015
How many years do Teach For America corps members and alumni actually teach?
One Day
May 7, 2015
District schools and charter schools don’t mix. Right?