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Why so few Black men teach in American classrooms

Season 2023 Episode 85 | 5m 52s

More than half of public schools report being understaffed, and bringing diversity into the classroom is a big part of the challenge. In the 2020-2021 school year, less than 2 percent of teachers were Black men. Mark Joseph of “Call Me Mister,” a program that supports diverse students pursuing careers in education, joins John Yang to discuss why there are so few Black male teachers.

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