Marketplace on NPR Looking for Stories from Teach For America Alums

picture-3Sharon McNary of Marketplace, the business show on public radio, has questions about people’s experiences with Teach For America.

The personal finance show Marketplace Money is exploring how Teach For America changes the lives and earning potential of the people who participate as teachers. She is looking for former corps members, relatives of corps members, or people at the schools who host TFA teachers. If you fit in any of these categories, please click here to share your TFA story with Marketplace. They want to know:

  • How competitive it was to enter the program
  • How it helped or changed the participant’s career options
  • How you view the opportunity cost of being part of TFA, that is, what might you have been doing if you were not in the program
  • How do you see the program changing in the recession and how might it change under President Obama call out for Americans to do more public service.

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