Ep. 75 – Jan. 14, 2019: How Teach for America Shapes State Education Policy

Many Teach for America corps members remain in the classroom long-term, but a large number move on to careers involving advocacy.

A new study looks at how Teacher for America impacts state-level education policy.

Leslie Finger of Harvard University joins Paul E. Peterson to discuss her study, “National Youth Service and Policy Feedback: How TFA Shapes Education Policy Working Papers through the Development of Young Advocates,” which was co-written with Carlos Lastra-Anadon.