300 New Teachers To Be Hired

ATLANTA (WAOK)- Teach forAmerica will have 300 new teachers throughout metro Atlanta this fall.

The education organization, hosts a two- year program placing recent college graduates as teachers in low-income public schools, received 48,000 applications for only 5,200 slots across the country this year. 11 percent of the applicants are graduating seniors at Emory University and 5 percent are seniors at the University of Georgia.

The program in now in 34 states and Washington, D.C.

More from Jean Ross
Comments

More From CBS Atlanta

Taz Goes Big With A New Daily Show!
92-9 The Game Play By Play

Watch & Listen