WE ARE IN A CRISIS

 

42% of America’s schools have no minority teachers at all

Black students who have at least ONE black teacher in elementary school is 29% LESS likely to drop out of high school

22,000 teachers who started teaching this Fall will leave the profession by June

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Latinx are 24% of the student population, yet only 8% of the teacher workforce

The elementary and secondary educator workforce is 82% white in public schools

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Between 2008-2016, over 55,000 baby boomers retired from teaching

 

 

 

Two decades ago, 26% of the teaching population was of color, today it’s 18%

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Students of color make up more than 40% of the public school population

Teacher education enrollments dropped 35% between 2009 and 2014

About 80% of all public school teachers were non Hispanic White

Black men are only 2% of the teacher work force

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Asian Educators are less than 2% of the teacher work force