New Program Brings Teaching Opportunities to Vets

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailEmailShare to RedditRedditRedditShare to MoreAddThisMoreHoping to lower the unemployment rate for vets returning from Iraq and Afghanistan, which stands near 10.8 percent, a new initiative is aims to place veterans in the classroom.Tenth-grade history teacher Brian Thompson brings a little something extra to the classroom, especially when the subject matter turns to war. Thompson, who teaches at Washington D.C.’s Cardoza High, is the role model for a new push by the non-profit Teach for America to get more veterans into the teaching profession.(READ the story from CBS News)Thanks to Joel Arellano for submitting the link!AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailEmailShare to RedditRedditRedditShare to MoreAddThisMorelast_img read more