D.C.’s struggle to hire more diverse teachers — and keep them

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Washington Post

Dec 7, 1:00 AM

D.C.’s struggle to hire more diverse teachers — and keep them

Days before the coronavirus pandemic forced D.C. schools to close last year, fourth-grade teacher Isabella Sanchez sat down in front of the District’s State Board of Education to explain why teacher diversity matters. At H.D. Cooke Elementary in Northwest Washington, Sanchez told the board, she was one of only four Latino teachers serving a student body that is 52 percent Latino.

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