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The Shortage Of Minority Teachers Is Not A Quota Problem

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

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There are not enough teachers from ethnic minorities in our schools, and the reason that matters has nothing to do with meeting quotas.

In the U.S. just over half of students – 52% – are white, compared with more than eight out of 10 teachers – 82% – according to a study released last year.

Moreover, the research, published by the Center for American Progress and the National Education Association, found that the gap between students and their teachers has been getting bigger.

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