An Inconvenient Truth

I’m pretty sure that it was the moment when the huge Teach For America screen banner and the picture of Sherry Lansing in a classroom during TFA Week came on the TV screen that Oscar night stopped being so much fun for all the folks who make at least part of their living beating on TFA. An open TFA supporter getting an Oscar and celebrating the program? The horror, what’s next? Safe to say that Wendy Kopp is not their Little Miss Sunshine. It’s almost as though this national program putting outstanding young people into the nation’s most challenging classrooms is a reasonable idea and something sensible to, like, be supportive of…

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