Giving Back Before Going Forward

Think the world of finance is tough? Try spending a day teaching in a Manhattan middle school

I'm in my second year of teaching through the Teach for America program, a national corps of recent college graduates who teach for two years in low-income urban and rural public schools. More than 3,500 Teach for America instructors are in more than 1,000 schools around the country. I teach seventh grade math in Harlem, New York's Intermediate School 286.

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