We Trumpet Diversity, But Do Schools Really Want Black Male Teachers?

Brad Gustafson and Ben Gilpin with Rann Miller

Why are there so few black male teachers in our schools? Is there a dearth of applicants? Are there systemic roadblocks? Are there other hidden factors at play.  Join us as we try to unpack the factors behind the astoundingly low statistics.

Rann Miller article: https://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2019/09/25/do-districts-actually-want-black-male-teachers.html?r=423338196

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December 2, 2019
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Rann Miller directs a 21st Century Community Learning Center in southern New Jersey, one of 63 federally funded after-school programs in the state. He spent six years teaching in charter schools in Camden, New Jersey. Miller is also a freelance writer whose articles can be seen here, and the creator, writer and editor of the Official Urban Education Mixtape Blog.

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