Thursday, September 24, 2015

Study: Percentage Of Black Teachers Declining In Urban Schools.

The Christian Science Monitor (9/19, Lowenberg) reports a recent study by the Albert Shanker Institute found that the percentage of black teachers in nine U.S. cities declined from 2002 to 2012. The article lists several possible factors that could be behind the decline: low pay, increased emphasis on test scores, lack of autonomy, and focus on recruiting instead of retaining teachers.

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