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At colleges and universities across the U.S., students training to become teachers are disproportionately whiter than the rest of the undergraduates on campus, new research has found.
But that’s not the case in Washington state, where teachers in training look more like the increasingly diverse students they serve.
Why does this matter? For students of color, having a teacher who looks like them makes a big difference in their success in school.
Education Lab is a Seattle Times project that
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