Recruiting a Diverse Group of New Teachers

A new effort for recruiting a diverse group of new teachers is underway in the Erie School District, which is focused on racially diversifying their staff so that all of their students can feel more familiar, regardless of their race or ethnicity. The efforts involve...

New Incentives Attracting Teachers in Rural Districts

To solve a teacher shortage, there are new incentives attracting teachers in rural districts. Sparsely populated McCormick County South Carolina faces the challenge of a remote location in a state where numerous teachers leave their jobs each year. One solution is to...

Closing the Racial Gap Between Students and Teachers

Syracuse schools are taking actions that they hope will result in closing the racial gap between students and teachers. In the Syracuse City School District, 76 percent of the students will have very little chance of having a teacher who is not white or shares their...