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There Are Not Enough Black Teachers To Teach Black Students

14 Jan

7 Ways a Black Teacher Makes a Difference for Black Students

Of the 3.3 million teachers in American public elementary and secondary schools in 2012, according to a study by the National Center for Education Statistics, 82 percent were white, and just 7 percent were Black. It’s taken as conventional wisdom in many quarters that one of the reasons so many Black children, especially Black males, suffer in school is because not enough of them are taught by Black teachers. But how do Black teachers make a difference to Black children? More on this story here…

http://atlantablackstar.com/2014/12/31/7-ways-a-black-teacher-makes-a-difference-for-black-students/

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Posted by on January 14, 2015 in Education News

 

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