The Wage Gap is growing: In 1980, a college graduate earned 29% more than a high school graduate. In 2006, that number is 55%.
“Breakthrough is not about what you teach. It's about who you teach, why you teach, and how you teach. It's about showing your students the world and then making that their world. Breakthrough is about stretching--stretching your personal limits and your students' so that together, you both may grow.”
Breakthrough Miami Teacher '10, UNC at Chapel Hill
Stimulus Money - Right in the Middle of the Big Debate
Submitted by Anonymous on Fri, 04/03/2009 - 05:11
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.