The Wage Gap is growing: In 1980, a college graduate earned 29% more than a high school graduate. By 2006, that number rose to 55%.
“Teaching is not just a job; it's a lifestyle. A Breakthrough teacher doesn't just work from 8am to 3pm when the kids go home. A Breakthrough teacher's job is never done. You choose to do this because you recognize a need to inspire and challenge young minds. That's why I'm a Breakthrough teacher.”
Cambridge Teacher ’10 and current MATCH High School Teacher, Morehouse College
Stimulus Money - Right in the Middle of the Big Debate
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The guidelines for the education spending in the stimulus package are out, and we now have the clearest picture of the priorities of the Federal Government in the coming years:
Check out NPR's review of the Obama budget. In addition to college loan improvements, early childhood education and a host of other programming, Obama hinted that his budget will allow the first ever federally funded teacher performance pay program.
We wanted to share the full text of Nina Bhatia's letter from our January alumni blast with you all. Great things are happening with The New Teacher Project and it's always great to hear from an insider.
We're excited to share a few great full-time teaching opportunities for the 2009-2010 school year at three KIPP Metro Atlanta schools. Much like Breakthrough, KIPP schools are at the forefront of the education reform movement, challenging traditionally underserved students to realize their potential.