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Truth For America

A podcast about Teach For America

by Julian Vasquez Heilig

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Truth For America is a podcast about Teach For America (TFA) that provides voice to educators, parents, students, and other key stakeholders. Truth For America is co-hosted by Dr. Julian Vasquez Heilig and Dr. T. Jameson Brewer. Truth For America is sponsored by the Network for Public Education Action.


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Ep. 14 TFA, Charters & Special Education — Truth For America

Author: Julian Vasquez Heilig
Mon, Feb 27, 2017


Truth For America is a podcast about Teach For America (TFA)that provides voice to educators, parents, students, and other key stakeholders. Truth For America is co-hosted by Dr. Julian Vasquez Heilig and Dr. T. Jameson Brewer. They are joined in episode 14 by Ian Scott, a former Los Angeles TFA corps member and Dr. Barbara Pazey, Assistant Professor of Special Education at the University of Texas at Austin. The conversation in this episode explores whether TFA is properly preparing corps members to teach special education. The podcast also discusses the relationship between TFA and charter schools. Truth For America is sponsored by the Network for Public Education Action. Copyright permission from REM for use of song "World Leader Pretend" in Truth For America podcast worldwide: www.dropbox.com/s/80jynkybgpz5r29…rmission.pdf?dl=0

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Ep. 13 $$$ and Agendas? — Truth For America

Author: Julian Vasquez Heilig
Fri, Sep 30, 2016


Truth For America is a podcast about Teach For America (TFA)that provides voice to educators, parents, students, and other key stakeholders. Truth For America is co-hosted by Dr. Julian Vasquez Heilig and Dr. T. Jameson Brewer. They are joined in episode 13 by Reverend Kyle Boyer, a Philadelphia teacher and former TFA corps member. Where does TFA’s $$$ come from? The conversation in this episode reviews TFA’s financial resources. The podcast also discusses the relationship between TFA’s funding and the agendas of billionaires, foundations, and charters. Truth For America is sponsored by the Network for Public Education Action. Copyright permission from REM for use of song "World Leader Pretend" in Truth For America podcast worldwide: www.dropbox.com/s/80jynkybgpz5r29…rmission.pdf?dl=0

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Ep. 12 Exporting Teach For All — Truth For America

Author: Julian Vasquez Heilig
Tue, Aug 09, 2016


Truth For America is a podcast about Teach For America (TFA) that provides voice to educators, parents, students, and other key stakeholders. Truth For America is co-hosted by Dr. Julian Vasquez Heilig and Dr. T. Jameson Brewer. They are joined in Episode 12 by Dr. Rolf Straubhaar, a University of Georgia researcher and George Joseph, a journalist. Their conversation focuses on Teach For All, the American export of the Teach For America model around the world. The discussion focuses on a recent article that George Joseph published in The Nation about Teach For All where he interviewed participating teachers in India. The podcast also discussed Rolf Straubhaar's peer reviewed research that discusses the role of Teach For All in Latin America and his conversations with corps members in Brazil. Truth For America is sponsored by the Network for Public Education Action. Copyright permission from REM for use of song "World Leader Pretend" in Truth For America podcast worldwide: www.dropbox.com/s/80jynkybgpz5r29…rmission.pdf?dl=0

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Ep. 11 SOS! LIVE in DC — Truth For America

Author: Julian Vasquez Heilig
Wed, Jul 13, 2016


Truth For America is a podcast about Teach For America (TFA) that provides voice to educators, parents, students, and other key stakeholders. Truth For America is co-hosted by Dr. Julian Vasquez Heilig and Dr. T. Jameson Brewer. Episode 11 was LIVE at the 2016 Save our Schools March and Conference held at the Lincoln Memorial and Howard University. The episode features a conversation with David Green (experienced teacher of teachers), Tina Andres (Santa Ana special education teacher), and Emma Howland-Bolton(TFA alum, Detroit teacher, and founding member of Learn with Detroit & the Corps Advisory Board). The conversation includes a discussion about the contracts that TFA signs with districts and universities, the role of Teach For America in school privatization in Detroit, New Orleans and elsewhere. We also discuss Wendy Kopp's original vision for TFA, how communities can influence conversations about TFA and review some of the conversations from the first ten Truth For America podcasts Truth For America is sponsored by the Network for Public Education Action. Copyright permission from REM for use of song "World Leader Pretend" in Truth For America podcast worldwide: https://www.dropbox.com/s/80jynkybgpz5r29/REM%20World%20Leader%20Pretend%20Permission.pdf?dl=0

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Ep. 10 TFA out in San Francisco — Truth For America

Author: Julian Vasquez Heilig
Fri, Jun 17, 2016


Truth For America is a podcast about Teach For America (TFA) that provides voice to educators, parents, students, and other key stakeholders. Truth For America is co-hosted by Dr. Julian Vasquez Heilig and Dr. T. Jameson Brewer. Episode 10 features a conversation with Lita Blanc, President of United Educators of San Francisco. The podcast includes discussions about the recent decision by the School Board of the San Francisco Unified School District to stop their association with Teach For America. We discuss teacher shortages, alternative to Teach For America in San Francisco, the role of Teach For America in education reform and much more. Truth For America is sponsored by the Network for Public Education Action.

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Ep. 9 Birth and History — Truth For America

Author: Julian Vasquez Heilig
Thu, May 12, 2016


Truth For America is a podcast about Teach For America (TFA) that provides voice to educators, parents, students, and other key stakeholders. Truth For America is co-hosted by Dr. Julian Vasquez Heilig and Dr. T. Jameson Brewer. Episode 9 features a conversation with Dr. James Ladwig and Dr. Barbara Veltri, education professors who were involved with Teach For America in the 1990s. The podcast includes background about Wendy Kopp and the conversations that occurred during the birth of Teach For America, discussion about the very first summer training Institute, the idealism of the original TFA corps members and much more. Truth For America is sponsored by the Network for Public Education Action.

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Ep. 8 TFA First-Year Experience — Truth For America

Author: Julian Vasquez Heilig
Fri, Apr 29, 2016


Truth For America is a podcast about Teach For America (TFA) that provides voice to educators, parents, students, and other key stakeholders. Truth For America is co-hosted by Dr. Julian Vasquez Heilig and Dr. T. Jameson Brewer. Episode 8 features a conversation with Tiffany and Ann, two first-year TFA teachers. The podcast includes discussions about the difficult financial aspects of being a first-year TFA corps member, the role of TFA in the civil rights of children, the experience of being placed at a new charter school, the (in)adequacy of TFA’s support for new teachers and much more. Truth For America is sponsored by the Network for Public Education Action.

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Ep. 7 Ravitch et al. LIVE — Truth For America

Author: Julian Vasquez Heilig
Fri, Apr 22, 2016


Truth For America is a podcast about Teach For America (TFA) that provides voice to educators, parents, students, and other key stakeholders. Truth For America is co-hosted by Dr. Julian Vasquez Heilig and Dr. T. Jameson Brewer. Episode 7 was LIVE at the 2016 Network For Public Education Conference held in Raleigh, North Carolina. The episode features a conversation with Dr. Diane Ravitch (historian), Karen Wolfe (Los Angeles parent), Dr. Amber Kim (TFA alum), and Dr. Beth Sondel (TFA alum). The fireside chat includes a discussion about whether a cyber war is being waged against TFA critiques, how communities can influence conversations about TFA, the role of TFA in the privatization of education movement, and the (in)adequacy of TFA’s summer training and pedagogical approaches. Truth For America is sponsored by the Network for Public Education Action.

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Ep. 6 Racism? Diversity? — Truth For America

Author: Julian Vasquez Heilig
Mon, Apr 18, 2016


Truth For America is a podcast about Teach For America (TFA) that provides voice to educators, parents, students, and other key stakeholders. Truth For America is co-hosted by Dr. Julian Vasquez Heilig and Dr. T. Jameson Brewer. They are joined in Episode 6 by Dr. Terrenda White and Jesse Hagopian, both TFA alums. Their conversation includes a discussion about diversity, racism in TFA, and the (in)adequacy of TFA’s summer training and pedagogical approaches. Truth For America is sponsored by the Network for Public Education Action.

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Ep. 5 The Bestsellers — Truth For America

Author: Julian Vasquez Heilig
Fri, Mar 25, 2016


Truth For America is a podcast about Teach For America (TFA) that provides voice to educators, parents, students, and other key stakeholders. Truth For America is co-hosted by Dr. Julian Vasquez Heilig and Dr. T. Jameson Brewer. They are joined in Episode 5 by Amber Kim and Sarah Matsui, TFA alums. They discuss two recent bestselling books in which TFA alums describe their experiences in more than 15 cities across the nation. Truth For America is sponsored by the Network for Public Education Action.

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Ep. 4 Not Special Education — Truth For America

Author: Julian Vasquez Heilig
Fri, Mar 18, 2016


Truth For America is a podcast about Teach For America (TFA) that provides voice to educators, parents, students, and other key stakeholders. Truth For America is co-hosted by Dr. Julian Vasquez Heilig and Dr. T. Jameson Brewer. They are joined in Episode 4 by Mike and Rebecca, recent TFA alums assigned to classrooms of Special Education students. They reflect on their experiences with TFA and "partner" institutions of higher education. Truth For America is sponsored by the Network for Public Education Action.

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Ep. 3 Alums Reflect on 25th Anniversary— Truth For America

Author: Julian Vasquez Heilig
Mon, Feb 22, 2016


Truth For America is a podcast about Teach For America (TFA) that provides voice to educators, parents, students, and other key stakeholders. Truth For America is co-hosted by Dr. Julian Vasquez Heilig and Dr. T. Jameson Brewer. They are joined in Episode 3 by Amber, Leah and Gary, TFA alums from different decades. They reflect on their experiences with TFA and the 25th Anniversary event recently held in Washington D.C. Truth For America is sponsored by the Network for Public Education Action.

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Ep. 2 Debating Ed Post— Truth For America

Author: Julian Vasquez Heilig
Mon, Feb 08, 2016


Truth For America is a podcast about Teach For America (TFA) that provides voice to educators, parents, students, and other key stakeholders. Truth For America is co-hosted by Dr. Julian Vasquez Heilig and Dr. T. Jameson Brewer. In Episode 2, Tracy Dell’Angela to discuss her Education Post blog "Hey TFA Haters, What’s Wrong With a Little Idealism?" for episode 2 of the Truth For America podcast. Truth For America is sponsored by the Network for Public Education Action.

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Ep. 1 Principal Speaks— Truth For America

Author: Julian Vasquez Heilig
Wed, Jan 13, 2016


Truth For America is a podcast about Teach For America (TFA) that provides voice to educators, parents, students, and other key stakeholders. Truth For America is co-hosted by Dr. Julian Vasquez Heilig and Dr. T. Jameson Brewer. They are joined in Episode 1 by a Houston educator and former high school principal. She discusses her experience with Teach For America as an educational leader. Truth For America is sponsored by the Network for Public Education Action

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  • Published: April 2016
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