Teachers of Color
Recruitment & Retention Opinion Stop Trying to Recruit Black Teachers Until You Can Retain the Ones You Have
Schools are desperate to recruit Black teachers, writes Bettina L. Love. But do they know how to support them and value their work?
Teaching Profession Teachers of Color Are Most at Risk in Upcoming Layoffs, Report Says
They're more likely to be in their first few years of teaching—and let go under seniority-based layoff rules.
Recruitment & Retention From Our Research Center Districts Want More Teachers of Color But Don't Do Enough to Recruit Them, Survey Finds
Results from a January survey found that work remains in districts' efforts to recruit more teachers of color. Experts offer advice.
Teaching Profession Opinion Why Black Teachers Stay
It's not easy to stick with the profession, but the rewards for teachers and students can be profound.
Recruitment & Retention Q&A How to Get Male Students of Color to Pursue Teaching
New York City's summer internship for male teachers of color sparks interest in the profession and the district.
Recruitment & Retention Leader To Learn From Want to Recruit Male Teachers of Color? Look to This New York City Leader
Chimere Stephens, who leads recruitment of men of color for the New York City schools, believes in starting with high school students.
Recruitment & Retention 4 Actions Districts and States Can Take to Increase Staff Diversity
A report offers concrete steps for districts, charter organizations, and states to boost the racial diversity of their K-12 workforce.
School & District Management Opinion 4 Ways to Make Your School Better for Black and Brown Teachers
Want to diversify the teaching force? An important place to start is understanding what educators of color need from their principals.
Equity & Diversity Safe Space or Segregation? Affinity Groups for Teachers, Students of Color
See what affinity groups are and why they're coming under fire.
Recruitment & Retention New Guide Pairs Research and Policy on Recruiting, Retaining Teachers of Color
The new handbook from the American Educational Research Association features new research, guidance, and testimonies for educators.
Recruitment & Retention Improving the Preparation Pipeline for Black Teachers: 5 Ideas From Experts
From acknowledging history to rethinking licensure requirements, five experts suggest ways to improve America's pipeline for Black teachers.
Recruitment & Retention A New Teacher at 50: Inside the Struggle to Rebuild America's Black Teaching Workforce
A suburban Chicago school district was desperate to hire more teachers of color and root out racism. Enter DarLisa Himrod.
Teacher Preparation HBCUs to Scale Up Teacher Residency Programs
Residency programs are considered a promising way to prepare more teachers of color. But they're expensive to run.
Recruitment & Retention Q&A They Recruited 100,000 STEM Teachers. Now They’re Setting Their Sights Even Higher
The national nonprofit 100Kin10 has a new name and a new goal.