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March 19, 2018

Why People Are Raising Money to Show Students 'A Wrinkle in Time'

A Wrinkle in Time, the beloved classic by Madeleine L'Engle, is now on the big screen. Educators, celebrities, and nonprofits are teaming up to make students don't miss it.

February 14, 2018

Latino Teachers Face Stereotypes, Are Asked to 'Prove Their Worth,' Report Says

Latino teachers say they feel like they serve as role models and act as important resources to their schools, but those responsibilities can come at the detriment of their own professional success.

February 08, 2018

Four Ways to Teach Black History This Month (And the Rest of the Year)

As Black History Month begins, here are some resources to help every teacher celebrate black voices in the classroom.

September 28, 2017

Teachers Report Weaker Relationships With Students of Color, Immigrants

In particular, English teachers reported weaker relationships with Asian American students, and math teachers had worse relationships with Latino students.

June 19, 2017

Can These 11 States Make Their Teaching Forces More Diverse by 2040?

The Council of Chief State School Officers is overseeing a working group of 11 states that are trying to increase diversity among their teachers by 2040.

May 18, 2017

Teachers' Low Expectations for Students of Color Found to Affect Students' Success

A new study found that when teachers underestimate their students' abilities, it causes students to have lower academic expectations for themselves.

April 06, 2017

Study: Black Students More Likely to Graduate if They Have One Black Teacher

A Johns Hopkins University study found that if a low-income black student has just one black teacher in elementary school, that student's probability of dropping out is reduced by 29 percent.

February 01, 2017

Meet a School of Immigrants With a Complex Connection to Donald Trump

A public school site that was once in the middle of a tug of war between the Los Angeles school system and Donald Trump is now an oasis of multiculturalism.

January 27, 2017

Pen Pal Programs Connect Students From Different Backgrounds

Pen pal programs, which connect students in the United States and around the world, can help to foster understanding in the face of difference.

November 03, 2016

Black Teachers Feel Pigeonholed, Hindered as Professionals, Report Says

The report found that black teachers across the country feel a tension between their connection with black students and their desire to teach all populations of students.

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