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Achievement First is a growing network of non-profit, high-performing K to 12 public charter schools in Connecticut, New York and Rhode Island. We are committed to helping our students succeed at every grade level and earn a college degree. Our students regularly outperform ...
Mission: The mission of Achievement First is to deliver on the promise of equal educational opportunity for all of America's children. We believe that all children, regardless of race or economic status, can succeed if they have access to a great education. Achievement First schools ...

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      I applied online. The process took 3 days. I interviewed at Achievement First (New Haven, CT)


      Tons of application questions. Some of them interesting- but if you’re going to ask people to fill out all of those answers you should at least talk to the candidates who invested the time to answering all of them.

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    Achievement First Awards & Accolades

    • National Blue Ribbon SchoolU.S. Department of Education2019
    • #1 in Connecticut High SchoolsUS News & World Report2017
    • FinalistThe Broad Prize for Public Charter Schools2015

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    What are perks and other benefits like at Achievement First?

    ...Insane workload, toxic positivity, unfair student discipline practices, pay does not match number of hours worked, no pension or union benefits like DOE teachers...

    October 26, 2021

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    73% of job seekers rate their interview experience at Achievement First as positive. Candidates give an average difficulty score of 3.2 out of 5 (where 5 is the highest level of difficulty) for their job interview at Achievement First.

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