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ERIC Number: EJ1168642
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2018-Mar
Pages: 27
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0042-0859
Behind School Doors: The Impact of Hostile Racial Climates on Urban Teachers of Color
Kohli, Rita
Urban Education, v53 n3 p307-333 Mar 2018
Despite recruitment efforts, teachers of Color are underrepresented and leaving the teaching force at faster rates than their White counterparts. Using Critical Race Theory to analyze and present representative qualitative narratives from 218 racial justice-oriented, urban teachers of color, this article affirms that urban schools--despite serving majority students of Color--operate as hostile racial climates. Color blindness and racial microaggressions manifest as macro and micro forms of racism and take a toll on the professional growth and retention of teachers of Color. These findings suggest a need for institutionalized reform to better support a diverse K-12 teaching force.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
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Language: English
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