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Latino Teachers

Race Indeed Does Matter in the Classroom

Randy Miller | Posted 05.10.2013 | Black Voices
Randy Miller

There needs to be more of a balance with respect to the racial composition of teachers in urban schools -- we cannot just hire black teachers for history and Latino teachers to teach Spanish. We need teachers of color in the mathematics, science and English content areas as well.

Once Upon a Time, a Judge, a Pastor and a Writer...

Amanda Fernandez | Posted 03.31.2013 | Latino Voices
Amanda Fernandez

To ensure more of our latino children have the opportunity to realize their dreams, it is critical that we increase the number of latino role models who are leading our classrooms and schools.

Voice. Leadership. Community.

Amanda Fernandez | Posted 12.24.2012 | Latino Voices
Amanda Fernandez

I often talk about educational inequality in our country and the fact that Latinos now have the highest poverty rates in the nation and the lowest educational attainment. What I don't often talk about are those of us who have made it, that small percentage of us who beat the odds

Lack of Minority Teachers Attributed To Bias And Low Graduation Rates

Posted 01.11.2012 | Education

Minority students will likely outnumber white students in the next decade or two, but the failure of the national teacher demographic to keep up with ...

Joy Resmovits

Latino Student, Teacher Populations Don't Match Up | Joy Resmovits | Posted 10.12.2011 | Latino Voices

One day during his first week teaching fourth grade in San Antonio’s largely Hispanic Bonham Academy, David Nungaray -- a Teach for America teacher ...

Why Black/Latino Male Teachers aren't as Effective in the Classroom... Yet

Jose Vilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Jose Vilson

Black and Latino male teachers aren't as effective as they could be just yet, and it has everything to do with the roles they take on in schools.