Teach for America Founder and Board Chair Wendy Kopp pledged last week that her organization would carry on Mayor Bloomberg’s education legacy.
GothamSchools reports on Kopp’s remarks at Teach for America New York’s annual gala:
In fact, she said, the city’s schools have been transformed in the last decade. She described walking into large high schools years ago to find that only a third of students had shown up. Now, she said, the city’s schools are filled with teachers “on a mission” to help their students.