Alexandra Hootnick

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Kenneth Maldonado joined Teach for America in 2011 in Seattle, where the organization's expansion efforts led to a controversial contract with Seattle Public Schools. Maldonado said that while he is supportive of TFA and its mission, its early missteps in Seattle were part of what he saw as the organization's

Teachers are losing their jobs, but Teach for America’s expanding. What’s wrong with that?

For the second week in a row in his new home, Kenneth Maldonado’s evening ritual began with lumping sweaters and sleeping bags into the shape of a mattress in his…