Posts tagged: Teachers - Diverse

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Now, More than Ever, America Needs More Black Male Social Studies Teachers

by Tina L. Fletcher | June 16, 2020 For Black students in America, having a same-race social studies teacher is extremely rare. Acc Read more

Three Relationships Institutions Shouldn’t Underestimate in Closing Opportunity Gaps

by Julia Freeland Fisher | January 31, 2020
It’s tempting to focus on faculty- and teacher-student relationships at the core of schools. [...] Read more

Yale Receives $100M Gift to Advance Public-School System Equity

by | December 8, 2019
The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation donated $100 million to the Yale School of Management (SOM) [...] Read more

Should My Black Child Participate in Her Thanksgiving Day Play? A Look Into the Need for Culturally Competent Pedagogy

by Keisha Williams | November 26, 2019
As a Black parent with an inquisitive Black child, I’m plagued with internal battles regardin [...] Read more

Five Scaffolds to Working with Your Minority or Female Boss

by Patrice Rankine | October 30, 2019
Bias against women and minority bosses threatens the progress of projects and curtails the coll [...] Read more

More Qualified Teachers Needed: Xavier Responds to The Call   

by Sekou Biddle | May 7, 2019
It’s no secret that in K-12 education, states across the nation are facing teacher shortages, [...] Read more

Dearth of Black Male Teachers Discussed at Colloquium

by | October 25, 2018
Colleges and universities should be much more aggressive in recruiting and preparing Black male [...] Read more

It’s a Family Reunion: Thurgood Marshall College Fund Teacher Quality and Retention Program

by Tiyana Herring | October 16, 2018
This summer, I attended the best family reunion ever. But here's the catch; none of us who atte [...] Read more

Survey Says Americans Support Teacher Strikes, Higher Pay

by | August 29, 2018
After the rise of teacher activism towards higher pay across the nation, data showed that 78 pe [...] Read more

Iowa Program Aims to Inspire Minority Teachers

by Associated Press | June 26, 2017
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa  — A diverse group of high school students have spent a week living on a c [...] Read more

Ohio Waives Vets’ Teaching License Fees

by Associated Press | June 29, 2016
The Ohio Department of Education has eliminated fees for teaching licenses for military veteran [...] Read more

Utah Colleges not Graduating Enough Teachers for Demand

by Associated Press | February 14, 2016
SALT LAKE CITY ― Utah’s public schools need more teachers to fill their classrooms, but sta [...] Read more

Failing Grade: Why There Aren’t More African-American Teachers in Classrooms

| November 18, 2015
The need for the African-American teacher continues to increase. What do we need to do to prote [...] Read more

States Working to Clear Paths to Quality Teachers

by Autumn A. Arnett | October 27, 2015
Many states are ramping up their efforts to ensure student access to quality teachers, regardle [...] Read more

No Child Left Behind Renewal Sparks Push for Equity Funding

by Joyce Jones | July 1, 2010
As Congress takes up the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, advocat [...] Read more