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More minority teachers needed in classrooms

A growing and troubling imbalance is showing up in American classrooms.

New studies call it the “diversity gap.” An increasing percentage of students are children of color, but the teaching staff has remained mostly unchanged at more than 80 percent white. Read more.


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