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Estonia has the lowest share of male teachers in European Union

According to Eurostat, in Estonia is just every eighth schoolteacher is male, which is the EU's lowest indicator, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.

Based on the data of 2013, the share of female teachers is high besides Estonia (88.2%) in the other two Baltic States too. In Latvia the proportion of female teachers is 83.2% and in Lithuania 81.2%.

MenTeach E-News - September 2015

MenTeach E-News
September 2015

1) Career-changers becoming science teachers at Clarke's Cedar Shoals High School
2) Air Force veterans transition to new careers as teachers
3) Young male teachers buck long-time trend
4) The Percentage of Black Teachers Declined in Nine U.S. Cities. That’s a Big Problem.
5) 2015 Conference in Norway: Boys and Girls in No Man's Land
6) LA Schools have a severe lack of black and Asian male teachers
7) What's behind the shortage of male teachers?

Nonprofit Works to Improve Teacher Diversity

A Charlottesville-based nonprofit is working to increase the diversity of teachers in Albemarle County and Charlottesville public schools.

According to the African American Teaching Fellows (AATF) there is only one minority teacher for every 122 students in both the city and county.

How one principal is trying to get more black men into the classroom

By Emma Brown - Washington Post
Educators and policy wonks of many stripes pretty much agree that U.S. classrooms need more minority teachers.

But how to make that happen?