KUHF Conversations: Teach For America's Next Big Plans In Houston

Luis Elizondo-Thomson joined Teach For America earlier this year as its new executive director in Houston.
Houston is one of the first places Teach for America got started and the city remains one of its largest regions. The organization sends corps members who are generally young college graduates with lots of energy to teach in poor, struggling schools. Teach for America's new director in Houston Luis Elizondo-Thomson talks with KUHF Education Reporter Laura Isensee about the next big plans for the organization in Houston and why the controversial program is worth it.
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Laura Isensee

Education Reporter

Laura Isensee covers education for KUHF, including K-12 and higher education.

Previously, she was a staff reporter at The Miami Herald and regularly contributed to WLRN, the local NPR affiliate and Miami Herald news partner...