Why are so few Black men teachers in New York City?

Black students make up around a quarter of the city’s more than one million public-school pupils. However, Black instructors are disproportionately underrepresented among the faculty who teach them. Only 19% of educators in New York City’s public schools are Black—and only 4% of the city’s educators are Black men. The scarcity of Black men is […]

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Black Boys Need Black Men in the Classroom

The experiences we have in childhood often impact the lives we live. I know that one such experience altered the trajectory of mine, fueling two passions – my love of teaching and my love for animals. It happened decades ago at Kester Avenue Elementary School while I was a student. More than twenty years have […]

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How scarcity of male teachers hampers education system in Nigeria

In recent time, experts, professionals and stakeholders in the education sector in Enugu state are have continued to scratch their heads to find a lasting solution to the growing challenges of low percentage of male teachers in schools across the state. Though most of them identified poor remuneration of teachers as the major factor driving […]

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Colorado Selects the State’s First Black Male Teacher of the Year

Jimmy Lee Day II, a teacher at East Middle School in Aurora, CO, was recently recognized as the state’s first Black male Teacher of the Year, according to CBS Colorado. “From classroom management to how I rehearse my students to how I want my expectations – it’s consistent, it doesn’t change, it’s unbending and then […]

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