Getting Strong Teachers to Students Who Stand to Gain the Most

| October 3, 2017

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In school districts across the nation, Black, Latino and Native students, and students from low-income families, are less likely to have access to strong consistent teaching than their White and more affluent peers. And while many states have simply chosen to continue to ignore this deep inequity, there are some state leaders who are moving in the right direction.

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