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ERIC Number: EJ848344
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Pages: 13
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 15
Administrator and Teacher Recruitment and Selection Post-"Brown": Issues, Challenges, and Strategies
Foster, Lenoar
Journal of School Public Relations, v25 n2 p220-232 Spr 2004
The number of African American teachers and principals in the nation's schools has declined precipitously since the legal decision rendered in "Brown v. Board of Education." In this article I explore the historical and contemporary reasons for the decline in the numbers of African American educators in U.S. public schools and relate the negative effects this situation has had on the school life and achievement of African American students. Several strategies are offered as proactive means to increase the number of African American educators in schools throughout the nation. It is clear, however, that these strategies will be futile unless school districts possess a deep commitment to increase the diversity of the teaching and administrative staffs of their schools.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Adult Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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