Education

A Chance to Make History: What Works and What Doesn't in Providing an Excellent Education for All

Wendy Kopp

About the Program

Wendy Kopp, founder of Teach for America, recounts the creation of the organization in 1990 and its goal to diminish educational inequality.  Ms. Kopp reports on the over 25,000 teachers that have taught in low-income areas with Teach for America and presents her thoughts on the current state of education policy in the United States.  Wendy Kopp discusses her book with author and New Yorker staff writer, Malcolm Gladwell at the New York Public Library in New York City.

About the Authors

Wendy Kopp

Wendy Kopp is the founder and chief executive officer of Teach for America.  She is the author of One Day, All Children: The Unlikely Triumph of Teach For America and What I Learned Along the Way


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A Chance to Make History: What Works and What Doesn't in Providing an Excellent Education for All

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Past Airings

  • Saturday, April 2nd at 12:15pm (ET)
  • Monday, March 21st at 6:30am (ET)
  • Saturday, March 5th at 11am (ET)
  • Monday, February 28th at 1:15am (ET)
  • Saturday, February 26th at 3pm (ET)
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