Black Teachers Interviewed for Report on Teacher Struggles
Students need many things, from visionary principals to sharp pencils. Somewhere near the top of that list should be these two words:
As of 2012, 16 percent of public school students were African-American, while just 7 percent of teachers were black. To make matters worse, according to the U.S. Department of Education, black teachers are leaving their classrooms at a higher rate than any other group.