We need more black and brown teachers but not for the reasons you think, Andre Perry

We need more black and brown teachers but not for the reasons you think, Andre Perry

The irony is that black students aren’t the ones who need fixing.

Deficit thinking corrupts the potential effectiveness of even the most competent teachers.

White folk must unlearn their negative expectations. That’s the only way we’re ever going to change the structures that really hold students back.

 

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