Thursday, September 3, 2015

Opinion: US Needs More Minority Teachers In Schools And Colleges.

In an opinion piece in Education Week (9/2, Lynch), Matthew Lynch, the dean of Virginia Union University’s school of education outlines why schools and colleges need more minority instructors. First, the diversity of students should be reflected in the diversity of instructors. Second, minority students will perform better with more minority instructors. Third, minority instructors will help shape a more diverse campus culture. Fourth, white students will have a better understanding of people of other races if they are taught by more minority instructors.

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