UC Berkeley ranks second in Teach for America participation

Those who can, teach.

UC Berkeley ranks second among large schools for graduating seniors participating in Teach For America, a non-profit program where top college graduates spend two years teaching in under-served schools.

Of the more than 2,300 graduating seniors participating in Teach for America’s 2011 corps this fall, 89 hail from UC Berkeley. The University of Michigan-Ann Arbor ranks first, with 119 graduates teaching for America.  Participants earn a starting teacher’s salary.

Read more about the Teach for America ranking of the colleges and universities contributing the greatest number of graduates to its 2011 teaching corps at  http://www.teachforamerica.org/node/22275 .