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TFA Detroit: the $3,000 gamble

In Detroit, Teach for America corps members have a chance to make an impact on one of the country’s most disadvantaged school districts. Despite the lack of resources, Detroit schools that choose to partner with Teach for America pay the organization an average of $3,000 for each TFA corps member employed, in addition to paying corps members a starting teacher’s salary.

A two-year crash course: How prepared are the corps members?