PBS NewsHour

Can 'cultural proficiency' of teachers help students learn?

Clip: 05/29/2019 | 6m 31s Video has closed captioning.

Racial disparity in academic achievement remains a leading problem in American education, both at the K-12 and the college levels. A number of studies show greater diversity in the teaching profession can address some of those concerns. Hari Sreenivasan has a look at a teacher training program that is aiming to increase diversity in the classroom and improve results all the way through college.

Aired: 05/29/19

Rating: NR

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