Teach for America has faced criticism because most of its teachers leave their schools after their two-year commitment. Vitti said Duval is working to change that by encouraging corps members who stay for a third and fourth year to train for leadership positions.
So coming soon to a school near you 26 year old assistant principals and 27 year old principals. Teach for America exacerbates our teacher retention problem, they are expensive and they don't do a better job. Like Jacksonville would, Orlando would be better suited by recruiting professional teachers and retaining their own.
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