62% of Breakthrough Students will be first in their families to attend college, ending poverty in their family lines forever.
Via the great Anna Hamilton of Fort Worth.
In case you haven't seen it: somone asks Wendy Kopp, why not place TFA corps members with experienced teachers in "easier" schools for the first few years-- http://www.coreknowledge.org/blog/2008/05/22/a-memo-to-wendy-kopp/
And Wendy Kopp responds: http://www.coreknowledge.org/blog/2008/05/27/wendy-kopp-responds/
Wendy Kopp, btw, is the founder and grand poobah of Teach For America. This is just a super interesting discussion. Enjoy.