One Day, All Children... by Wendy Kopp
The Unlikely Triumph of Teach For America and What I Learned Along the Way

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From her dorm room at Princeton University, twenty-one-year-old college senior Wendy Kopp decided to launch a movement to improve public education in America. In One Day, All Children... , she shares the remarkable story of Teach For America, a non-profit organization that sends outstanding college graduates to teach for two years in the most under-resourced urban and rural public schools in America. The astonishing success of the program has proven it possible for children in low-income areas to attain the same level of academic achievement as children in more privileged areas and more privileged schools.

One Day, All Children… is not just a personal memoir. It's a blueprint for the new civil rights movement--a movement that demands educational access and opportunity for all American children.


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WENDY KOPP is the founder and president of Teach For America. She lives in New York City.
Published August 4, 2008 by PublicAffairs. 208 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Biographies & Memoirs, Business & Economics. Non-fiction

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When it comes to structuring and managing schools, she asserts that schools should recruit teachers from a variety of disciplines—not just those with degrees in education—give them the support they need, pay them well and encourage them to push their students to fulfill their highest potential, w...

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