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Kirkus Reviews, November 15, 2010
An optimistic narrative about school reform from an author with an unusual perspective Kopp’s insistence on aiming high should make it required reading for all professional educators.”
More Magazine, January 2011
Kopp offers a perspective on lessons learned as she spotlights particularly effective teachers and techniques that have helped poor children from underperforming schools to exceed standards and get into college. Following profiles of teachers and schools, she offers lessons that are widely applicable.”
Time.com, January 6, 2011
The group's 20th birthday coupled with its growing network of alumni means that TFA and Kopp, who is about to publish a new book and is becoming more vocal on school reform issues, will be in the news a lot this year.”
MotherJones.com, February 10, 2011
High school freshmen and veteran policy wonks alike will find A Chance to Make History: What Works and What Doesn't in Providing an Excellent Education for All to be accessible and engaging.”
School Library Jounral, June 7, 2011
I'm halfway into Wendy Kopp's A Chance to Make History, and it's excellent. Every time I visit schools, I can't stop thinking about how we can do better by kids; this covers it.”
Wendy Kopp is the founder and chairwoman of the board at  Teach For America, the co-founder and chief executive of Teach For All, and the author of One Day, All Children. She lives in New York City.
S teven Farr , Teach for America's vice president for knowledge development and public engagement, is also the author of Teaching as Leadership.