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Interested in ed policy? Become a Teach For America Corps Member (New Orleans and Louisiana Delta) Ad id: 1102137498282852 |  Views: 25

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Why join us? New Orleans is home to tremendous inequality along lines of race and socio-economic status -- a reality tied to the systematic failure to provide equal educational opportunities for students in low-income communities. The city's poverty rate is more than twice as high among African-Americans as whites, and there is a 42 percent gap in math and reading proficiency between black and white students. You have the power to change this.Teach For America enlists a diverse corps of leaders who commit to teach for two years in urban and rural public schools across the country and become lifelong advocates in the effort to expand educational opportunity in and out of the classroom. Our corps members, who receive a full salary and benefits, use their numerous skills and experiences from their varied work, leadership, and academic backgrounds to effect change in their classroom and help break the cycle of inequity that prevents students from fulfilling their potential. Sign up here to learn more about the corps, benefits, training, where and what you can teach, and the application timeline. The final application deadline for the 2013 corps is Friday, February 15th. No education coursework or certification required: candidates of all professional backgrounds, academic majors, and career interests are encouraged to apply. A bachelor's degree is required. About Teach For America:Teach For America works in partnership with communities to expand educational opportunity for children facing the challenges of poverty. Founded in 1990, Teach For America recruits and develops a diverse corps of outstanding individuals of all academic disciplines to commit two years to teach in high-need schools and become lifelong leaders in the movement to end educational inequity. This fall more than 10,000 corps members will be teaching in 46 urban and rural regions across the country, while nearly 28,000 alumni work across sectors to ensure that all children have access to an excellent education. Location: New Orleans and Louisiana Delta Compensation: Full salary ($30,000 to $51,500), health & retirement benefits - see website This is at a non-profit organization.Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.Please, no phone calls about this job!Please do not contact job poster about other services, products or commercial interests.

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