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Teacher Diversity Gap Growing at Elementary, Secondary Schools

Both minority and non-minority students would benefit from a more diverse teacher corps, according to a new report from the National Education Association.

PSJA Southwest High School english teacher, Cindie Rivera, talks to small groups on Greek and Roman mythology in her class...

Both minority and non-minority students would benefit from a more diverse teacher corps, according to a new report from the National Education Association. Although nearly half of students enrolled in public schools are minorities, fewer than 20 percent of their teachers are nonwhite. Many states have policies intended to bolster the number of minority teachers, but change has been slow. (The Associated Press)

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