TITLE

Recruiting Minority Teachers

AUTHOR(S)
Gursky, Daniel
PUB. DATE
April 2002
SOURCE
Education Digest;Apr2002, Vol. 67 Issue 8, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the recruitment of minority teacher in the U.S. Shortage of minority teachers in public schools; Reason behind the need for a diverse teaching force; Involvement of the Teach for America in the recruitment of minority teachers.
ACCESSION #
6472966

 

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