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Phi Delta Kappan Magazine - Education Week
For several decades, shortages of minority teachers have been a big issue for the nation's schools. Policy makers and recent presidents have agreed that our elementary and secondary teaching force "should look like America." But the conventional wisdom is that as the nation's population and students have grown more diverse, the teaching force has done the opposite —grown more white and less diverse.
Originally published in Phi Delta Kappan magazine © 2011 Phi Delta Kappa International. Reproduced with permission.
Ingersoll, R. M., & May, H. (2011). The Minority Teacher Shortage: Fact or Fable?. Phi Delta Kappan Magazine - Education Week, 93 (1), 62-65. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/003172171109300111
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Date Posted: 18 March 2019