The value of student-teacher matching: Implications for reauthorization of the Higher Education Act

How can lawmakers increase diversity among educators? In honor of Black History Month, we revisit The Brookings Institution report examining the “added value” of black teachers for students of color by TC alumnus Travis J. Bristol (PhD ’14). #BlackHistoryMonth

https://brook.gs/2NFFiG9 Travis Bristol provides four policy recommendations for the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act with the goal of increasing the representation of Black and Latino teachers in the profession.