Elementary School Teacher
Record Number of Latinos Join Teach for America Program
By Samantha Leal | 06/29/2012 - 09:31

Teach for America has accepted 5,800 new recruits for the 2012-2013 academic year, including 550 Hispanics, a new record for the 23-year-old organization reports the Latin American Herald Tribune.

The organization recruits and trains new teachers in a two-year program, sending them to struggling public schools across the United States. Forty-percent of these students are Hispanic. 


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