Stories

Read the latest news, stories, and media coverage from the Teach For America - Arkansas community.

 

Students & Communities
September 24, 2017
Guest blogger Marcus Luther (Arkansas ’12) shares the five core beliefs that drive his classroom culture on his personal blog, Proximities.
One Day
August 31, 2017
Michelle Kuo returned to the Delta after law school to help a former student in crisis. She spoke with Arkansas native Eric Dailey about leaving, returning, and the power of two people reading together.
Students & Communities
August 4, 2017
Guest blogger Marcus Luther (Arkansas ’12) shares 5 lessons learned from 5 years of teaching, on his personal blog, Proximities.
Students & Communities
May 15, 2017
Guest blogger Marcus Luther (Arkansas ’12) reflects on the end of the school year and the paths he's chosen, on his personal blog, Proximities.
One Day
By Susan Brenna
October 25, 2016
A four-part look at how educators are making every space safe for students, with close-ups on Orlando, New York, and an evolution within Teach For America.
The Helena World
February 25, 2016
One Day
By Tim Kennedy
January 14, 2016
In neighboring towns, two teacher-friends see the ripple effects of mentoring girls.
Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
October 2, 2015
Alumni
May 8, 2014
Former corps member Jonathan Crossley (Arkansas, 2010) was recognized as the 2014 Arkansas Teacher of the Year. We followed Jonathan and his students for a day and learned how truly transformational a teacher can be.