In the past few decades, research has provided compelling reasons for increasing the number of minority teachers in the classroom, such as that it could improve minority students’ academic performance. Now, a study out Wednesday adds a fresh reason to the mix: All students ? regardless of race ? might simply like these teachers better.
The study by New York University professors set out to determine if middle school students tended to prefer black, Latino or white teachers.
Middle and high school students, regardless of their race and ethnicity, have more favorable perceptions of their Black and Latino teachers than of their White teachers, finds a new study.
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A new study suggests that students achieve higher when their teacher is of the same race. “Representation in the classroom: The effect of own-race teachers on student achievement,” which will be published in the April issue of the E...
Over the past several decades, American teachers’ salaries and benefits have increased steadily, while the academic performance of the nation’s students has stagnated. In a new paper released on Wednesday, Sally Lovejoy and Chad Mil...