Preparing Teachers for Diversity: A Dilemma of Quality and Quantity
This paper, written by Patricia Gándara and Julie Maxwell-Jolly for the Center for the Future of Teaching and Learning at WestEd, focuses on preparing teachers to perform effectively with ethnically diverse students.
The paper explores the effect on students who have teachers from minority groups and/or teachers who earn credentials from programs that focus on diversity issues.
The paper identifies barriers and offers solutions to increasing the number of teachers with diverse backgrounds.
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