Diversifying America's Teacher Pipeline
The students sitting in America's classrooms are predominantly Black and brown, but 80% of teachers are white females. This gap is further widened when we fail to support teachers of color, who are now leaving the classroom at alarming rates. But research shows all students benefit from having teachers of color. Dallas College Associate Dean of Educator Certification Shareefah Mason leads a pioneering teaching residency that is seeking to reverse this troubling trend.
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