Monday, August 18, 2003

Bush Then and Now


In 2002, the President in his State of the Union address called for increased national service and then illustrated what he meant by visiting a Teach for America school in Atlanta. “I am proud to stand up and talk about the best of America and Wendy Kopp,” the president said. “I hope young Americans all across the country think about joining Teach For America.


New York - On July 11 a form letter arrived in the Teach For America (TFA) offices from the Corporation for National and Community Service: “We regret to inform you,” it said, “that your application was not selected for funding,” TIME’s Joe Klein reports in his column, “Who Killed Teach for America?,” appearing in the current issue of TIME (on newsstands Mon., August 18th).