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How One Group Is Working To Build A More Diverse Teaching Force

The Branch Alliance for Educator Diversity, a new organization, is working with minority-serving institutions to bring more color into the teaching ranks.
Source: Mai Ly Degnan for NPR

There are more nonwhite teachers than there used to be. But the nation's teaching force still doesn't look like America. One former education school dean is out to change that.

New research shows that the number of K-12 teachers who belong to minority groups has doubled since the 1980s, growing at a faster rate than the profession as a whole. But big

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