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Former Pine Ridge principal to lead Teach for America's Native American efforts

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The former principal at Pine Ridge High School has been selected to lead Teach For America's recent efforts to expand educational opportunity for Native American students. Robert Cook was named managing director of the organization's Native Achievement Initiative this week. The newly created position will oversee strategies to grow Teach for America's impact in school districts serving Native students. In the upcoming school year, 100 Teach For America corps members and alumni, including 33 new teachers,