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“Assessment of Diversity in America’s Teaching Force: A Call To Action”

“Although teacher quality has been accepted and internalized as a mantra for school reform, the imperative for diversity is often marginalized rather than accepted as central to the quality equation in teaching” (Source: “Losing Ground” Summit Proceedings, February 15, 2002).

The National Collaborative on Diversity in the Teaching Force 2004 report explores how “increasing the percentage of teachers of color in classrooms is connected directly to closing the achievement gap”.

You can read that report here.