A new report by Brookings Institution found that if college graduation rates do not become more equitable and more graduates of color do not consider the teaching profession, it will be more than 50 years before the teacher diversity gap closes.
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August 18, 2016
August 05, 2016
A new study found that when teachers know what they have in common with their black and Latino students, they are more likely to have a positive relationship with them.
May 27, 2016
A poem performed at the Harvard Graduate School of Education convocation ceremonies is attracting attention for the speaker's honest and powerful critiques of race and education.
May 18, 2016
Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. wrote for the Washington Post that teachers of color are more prone to burnout because of the "invisible tax" imposed on them in schools.
May 10, 2016
A new paper published in Current Issues in Education surveyed white pre-service teachers to see how their color-blindness and racial identity changed after a semester of teaching in diverse classrooms.
May 06, 2016
A new report by the Department of Education sheds some light on the challenges of teacher recruitment and retention.
February 05, 2016
A couple of the more interesting Black History Month resources created this year aren't explicitly packaged for classroom use, but contain a lot of potential lesson ideas.
January 29, 2016
Escalante, the Bolivian native and former U.S. high school math teacher, died of cancer in 2010.
September 12, 2015
Kevin Jennings, a founder of GLSEN, discusses the progress made toward acceptance of LGBT teachers and students.
July 01, 2015
The Washington Post published an essay of a California English language arts teacher that caused an uproar after she said Shakespeare's works don't reflect the cultural perspectives her students need to learn.