This Saturday the Ad Hoc committee for Teacher Diversity is sponsoring a meeting to address the issue.
If this were only happening in NYC we would be able to look at the local conditions alone. But this is going on nationwide in urban areas where ed deform has reared its ugly head. You know, those people claiming they are involved in the civil rights issue of our times while somehow reducing the numbers people of color who are teaching in the areas that need them the most. Today we saw Boston highlighted:
A decline in the number of black teachers in Boston public schools has put the city in violation of a federal court order, prompting officials to step up efforts to recruit and retain teachers of color.
Stop and Reverse the Disappearing of Black and Latino Educators in NYC
- Testimonials from those pushed out and shut out
- An update on Gulino vs BOE (lawsuit against the NYS LAST exam)
- What we can do now