Type: Public event

Teacher Diversity and Student Success: Why Racial Representation Matters in the Classroom


Dr. Seth Gershenson, Dr. Michael Hansen, Dr. Constance Lindsay

Date & time

Jan 24, 2023, 4:00-5:30 pm EST


1120 Weill Hall (Annenberg Auditorium)
735 S. State St., Ann Arbor

Dr. Gershenson, Dr. Hansen, and Dr. Lindsay address the historic and contemporary factors that have kept people of color out of teaching, synthesize the research showing the benefits of same-race teacher exposure, and argue that policies focused on improving teacher quality should take race explicitly into consideration.

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