September 25, 2020

Cultural Competence Only Goes So Far. Kids Need Teacher Diversity

Read the entire op-ed by E4E-New York member Liz Haela on the Education Post.

I am a middle school science teacher. When covering the laws of physics, I teach that “every action has an equal and opposite reaction.” This statement has applications beyond Newtonian formulas. I have always been impassioned by social justice and demonstrated admiration for my students, but witnessing the disheartening actions of a former colleague inspired me to become an advocate for teacher diversity.

To read the complete op-ed by Liz Haela, visit the Education Post.