Behind the Headline: US Teachers Nowhere As Diverse As Their Students

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US Teachers Nowhere As Diverse As Their Students
5/5/14 | Huffington Post

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What Happens When States Have Genuine Alternative Certification?
Winter 2009 | Education Next

Nearly half of the students in public schools are minorities, yet fewer than 1 in 5 of their teachers are. A study published by Education Next in 2009 found that minorities are represented in the teaching force to a greater extent in states with genuine alternative certification programs for teachers than in other states.

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