A study from the Fordham Institute says while traditional public schools and charter schools serve the same proportion of black students, charters have 35 percent more black teachers.
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Millennials Are the Most Diverse Generation, But the Teaching Force Hasn't Caught Up, Analysis Finds
While there are more teachers of color than there were a few decades ago, the teacher workforce is growing whiter than the college-educated population as a whole, according to a new analysis from Brookings.
December 20, 2018
From housing perks for teachers to rock & roll professional development, here are some of the Teacher team's favorite stories from 2018.
March 19, 2018
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 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
As Black History Month begins, here are some resources to help every teacher celebrate black voices in the classroom.
September 28, 2017
In particular, English teachers reported weaker relationships with Asian American students, and math teachers had worse relationships with Latino students.
June 19, 2017
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
A new study found that when teachers underestimate their students' abilities, it causes students to have lower academic expectations for themselves.
April 06, 2017
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.