Monday, October 26, 2015

Teach For America Pledges To Increase Number Of Latino Recruits.

NBC News (10/23, Nevarez) reports Teach For America has “pledged to recruit 2,400 Latino undergraduates and young professionals to teach in low-income public school nationwide over the next three years.” The organization will also work towards having 30% of those recruited will have a background in STEM fields. Teach For America wants more students to identify with their teachers and found that while a quarter of K-12 students are Latino, only 8% of teachers are.

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