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Black Male Teachers: Diversifying the United States' Teacher by Chance W. Lewis

By Chance W. Lewis

Lately, U.S. Secretary of schooling Arne Duncan instructed that putting Black males within the lecture room as academics is a serious want within the American academic approach. Many schooling policymakers and researchers falsely think that Black male academics have a prime accountability to foster the social improvement of Black male scholars. despite the fact that, expanding the presence of Black male lecturers improves the range of the occupation and will be considered as a gain to the method, as they supply caliber providers to all scholars despite race and/or gender. This edited quantity bargains sound feedback for advancing variety within the educating occupation. It presents instructor education schemes with wanted education fabrics to deal with Black male scholars, and faculty district directors and leaders with info to aid recruit and maintain Black male academics. each one bankruptcy will characteristic coverage and perform concepts and a case instance to spur motion and elevate possibilities for dialogue.

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First, black males are less likely to graduate from college. S. population, 16 percent of black males and 19 percent of black females have completed college. Second, black males are less likely to major in education. In 2009, 7,603 black males and 25,725 black females graduated from college with a degree in education. Third, black males who graduate Race Matters in the Classroom 19 with a degree in education are less likely to become a teacher. , 2009). Interestingly, black men are more likely than any other race gender group to become educational administrators.

One of those teachers is my AP US History teacher, Melissa Soule. Besides making history an exciting class, Ms. Soule expressed the realities of minorities living in the United States, especially black men. She made me realize that struggle can be a luxury when you achieve, because it makes you the person who you are. Besides Ms. Soule, there are other teachers who influence me to do my best, many of them being black men. For black male students like Asa, black male teachers who serve as models are a luxury, but committed teachers who respect and care about them as a person are a necessity.

Elaborating further on this theme, Solomon stated, ‘‘I become White in [students’] minds. ’’’ Falling beyond students’ notions of normative Blackness, Solomon’s seemingly inauthentic racial identity constituted an intraracial difference that distanced him at times from his students. Like Solomon, Victor and Karl described the ways in which Black students disputed their racial authenticity. ’’ During the same focus group session, Karl recalled similar student reactions to his speech and dress: [There are] perceptions of being White.

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