Ultimately, I believe our best hope is to reach the point where we have leaders at every level of our education system.
Click play to listen. Recorded on November 5, 2008.
Convinced that many in her generation were striving to make a difference in the world, Wendy Kopp turned her undergraduate thesis at Princeton University into the national teaching corps Teach For America in 1989. Kopp surveys the first twenty years of Teach For America's existence while discussing the experiences chronicled in her book One Day, All Children: The Unlikely Triumph of Teach For America and What I Learned along the Way (2003).
Generously sponsored by Mary P. Hines.