‘Revolutionary’ principal goes all-in on quest for more black teachers

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Nov 12, 1:00 AM

‘Revolutionary’ principal goes all-in on quest for more black teachers

El-Mekki has become a leading voice in the country advocating for the importance of diversifying the nation’s teaching force, which has become more white as the nation’s K-12 enrollment edges toward becoming majority students of color. He is traveling the country in a quest to entice young African Americans into teaching, telling them that they will be building on a proud history of black education and community leadership.

Tags: general teacher issues

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