Tag: minority students

Educational Forms, Formal Education

6 steps to a culturally responsive classroom

March 26, 2021

Via: eSchool News

The U.S. reached an important milestone several years ago—minority students now comprise the largest demographic group in our nation’s public schools. While there is great diversity within our student population, the majority of educators still do not share the same […]


Report: Minority students face big equity gap at public colleges

November 14, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Other studies have reported similar results. The Hechinger Report earlier this year found more than one-third of states had at least a 10-percentage-point gap between the share of black public high school graduates in the Spring of 2015 and those […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education, News

Diversity in teacher degree programs lags nationwide

July 31, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Several studies have shown that minority students perform better when they have a teacher like themselves. Another Urban Institute report has indicated behavior problems decrease, graduation rates go up and the school culture improves with a diverse staff. A series […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

New approaches to boosting faculty member diversity

June 28, 2018

Via: Education Dive

In its 2017 report, the National Center for Education Statistics showed 83% of the full professors in postsecondary colleges were white, 10% were Asian/Pacific Islander, 4% were black, and 3% were Hispanic in 2015. The number of minority professors has […]