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Teylor Hamilton, who is majoring in English and secondary education at Marist College, was a Summer Teaching Fellow at Uncommon Schools in Brooklyn. (Photo via Kings County Politics)

An ‘Uncommon’ Program to Diversify Teaching Staff

Brooklyn, Education August 20, 2018 at 2:24 pm

A summer fellowship program run by Uncommon Schools aims to get more teachers of color into classrooms, reports Kings County Politics.

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More Teacher Diversity Needed

Education, New York January 8, 2018 at 4:45 pm

Teaching staff in New York City schools is not nearly as diverse as the student body, reports Chalkbeat.

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School Integration Beyond Demographics

Demographics, Education, New York August 10, 2017 at 5:36 pm

In a Chalkbeat story, three city teachers describe how an inclusive classroom means more than just having students from different backgrounds.

Nahrin Chowdhury, whose family comes from Bangladesh, teaches math in a Brooklyn high school but was originally on track to become a pharmacist, a path that many family members urged her to maintain. (Photo by Adi Talwar for City Limits)

More Asian Teachers in NYC Schools?

Asian, Education, New York February 22, 2016 at 5:08 pm

Teachers of Asian origin are underrepresented compared to the share of Asian-American students in New York City public schools. But the situation is beginning to change, writes City Limits.

(Photo by Ciro César/La Opinión via El Diario)

Number of Male Teachers of Color in NYC Remains Low

Education, Latino September 8, 2016 at 6:04 pm

Even though a teacher recruitment program for men has yielded results, the percentage of male educators of color in the NYC public school system is still low, reports El Diario/La Prensa.

From left to right: Selena Maldonado, Djassi Julien, David Ocasio, Nicole Salazar, Jieegy Diawara, Peter Lam

Pre-teens talk Martin’s dream and modern day racism

African American, Culture, Education, New York January 13, 2012 at 2:37 pm

“Dr. King’s dream is still alive, but when I go online to YouTube, I see a lot of people making racist videos,” said 12-year-old David Ocasio.