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Update: Teach For America & The Alternative Certification Loophole

My latest article/book chapter  -- a look back at the history of the alternative certification exemption in NCLB and TFA's development into a Capitol Hill powerhouse -- has just been published by AEI. 
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"Little did anyone know at the time that TFA’s belated arrival to the DC policymaking scene would result in an awkward loophole in No Child Left Behind, an explosion in alternative certification programs (including online and for-profit ones), and prolonged tensions between TFA’s desires to expand its program and its broader reform role."  

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