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ERIC Number: ED499556
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Oct-3
Pages: 7
Abstractor: Author
National Viewpoint: The Importance of Hiring a Diverse Faculty
Collins, Crystal J.; Kritsonis, William Allan
Online Submission, Doctoral Forum--National Journal for Publishing and Mentoring Doctoral Student Research v3 n1 2006
In the current educational climate, our schools are increasing in diversity amongst students; however the teachers are remaining the same. Many students are faced with the realization that their teachers "do not look like them" and therefore have a desire for their teachers to be as diverse as the student body. For many years the hiring of teachers with diverse backgrounds has been a concern. This article will examine the benefits of having a diverse faculty in an educational setting. Students receive the greatest benefit when their teachers come from diverse backgrounds.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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