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  • Study examines Teach For America’s impact on costs, hiring at five school systems

    A new study led by T. Jameson Brewer examines Teach For Americas influence on teacher hiring practices and costs at five major school districts in the U.S. A TFA alumnus, Brewer is the OLeary Fellow with the Forum on the Future of Public Education and a doctoral candidate in educational policy studies at the University of Illinois. Co-authors of the study were Kerry Kretchmar of Carroll University; Beth Sondel and Meghan McGlinn Manfra, both of North Carolina State University; and Sarah Ishmael of the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

    A new study led by T. Jameson Brewer examines Teach For America’s influence on teacher hiring practices and costs at five major school districts in the U.S. A TFA alumnus, Brewer is the O’Leary Fellow with the Forum on the Future of Public Education and a doctoral candidate in education policy at the University of Illinois. Co-authors of the study were Kerry Kretchmar of Carroll University; Beth Sondel and Meghan McGlinn Manfra, both of North Carolina State University; and Sarah Ishmael of the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

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  • Editor’s notes: To reach T. Jameson Brewer, call 404-941-4530; email tbrewer2@illinois.edu