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Troops to teachers: A successful programme from America for our inner-city schools

Troops to Teachers (T3) is a US programme whereby retiring servicemen are retrained as teachers, mostly for high-poverty, typically violent innercity schools.

Tom Burkard - Friday 1st February 2008

Tom Burkard is a Visiting Professor of Education Policy at the University of Derby. He is the co-author of the Sound Foundations reading and spelling programmes, which are rapidly gaining recognition as the most cost-effective means of preventing reading failure. In June 2015 he was awarded a DPhil by Published Works by the University of Buckingham.