Follow the money is a basic principle. . Who funds Teach for America? To understand an organization, see who funds it. Take Teach for America. It presents itself to the public as a noble charity. Unfortunately, it promotes the bad idea that anyone with five weeks of training can teach. That has the effect of undermining teaching as a profession.Does anyone believe that five weeks of training is adequate to become a doctor or lawyer or architect or engineer? TFA supplies the workforce for a large proportion of charter schools, 90% of which are non-union.TFA simultaneously undermines the teaching profession and teacher unionism, which assures that teachers have rights and voice in the workplace.Who would promote these goals?