New study finds racial discrepancies in teacher communications
A new study on parent-teacher communications found sharp contrasts in how teachers communicate with parents from different ethnic, racial and immigrant backgrounds.
A new study on parent-teacher communications found sharp contrasts in when and how math and English teachers communicate with parents from different ethnic, racial and immigrant backgrounds. The study found that teachers used a student’s race, ethnicity and immigrant status as the deciding factor on whether to contact a parent or guardian about three key areas: homework completion, disruptive behavior in class and student accomplishments. (The Atlantic)
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