Why having more black male teachers matters

Why having more black male teachers matters

In Philadelphia, Bowling will join 300 other educators for the first national conferenceof the Fellowship: Black Male Educators for Social Justice, a local group established to double the number of black men teaching in Philadelphia by 2025.

If Your Teacher Looks Likes You, You May Do Better In School

If Your Teacher Looks Likes You, You May Do Better In School

Think back to grade school for a moment and envision that one teacher who could captivate you more than any other. Did that teacher look a bit like you? One recent study says: probably.

New Research: Hiring More Teachers of Color and Raising the Teacher Hiring Bar Not Mutually Exclusive

New Research: Hiring More Teachers of Color and Raising the Teacher Hiring Bar Not Mutually Exclusive

here are two vital but seemingly competing efforts afoot to remake the teaching profession in the U.S.: attracting more teachers of color and diversifying the teaching corps while also raising the rigor of those who start in the profession.