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For Black History Month: Why African-American Male Teachers Are So Important to the Promise of Educational Opportunity for All

by Rashid Ferrod Davis - Founding principal of P-TECH Brooklyn
This year marks the 50th anniversary of one of the most turbulent and transformative years in American history. While 2018 may seem chaotic, those old enough to remember know that 1968 found us a nation divided on many fronts. As the war in Vietnam raged on, protests at home reached a fever pitch, and the powder keg of America’s urban centers — long ignored or forgotten — ignited following the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.

F2MTC Project - A community within a community

Dr. David Kretschmer - Future Minority Male Teachers of California
Through the many hats I wear for the department, I have been getting pretty well connected with the men in our program and they have been reaching out to me on a variety of issues.

Men Can Make Great Elementary School Teachers Too

by Andrew Deen - The Good Men Project
Most of us would agree that our elementary school years were led and taught by an almost exclusively female faculty. Although there is nothing wrong with an all-woman teaching staff, it does beg the question—where are the male elementary school teachers? Due to social stigmas, generations of being taught solely by women at younger ages, and underwhelming income, the presence of men in grade school is unsurprisingly absent.

Editorial - Thursday’s Table: A Heartfelt Opportunity

by Caleb Schulz - UW - Stout
My name is Caleb Schulz and I am currently an Early Childhood Education Major at UW-Stout. I chose this major to potentially make a difference in young lives and inspire future generations. I have been involved in the Men in Education group since my freshman year and have grown closer to my classmates doing so. Everything we do as an organization we do together, that is what makes the group of guys so special.

University of Arkansas - Pine Bluff aids teacher recruitment

By Aziza Musa - Akansas Online
Eight high school students -- all male -- will start taking teacher-preparation courses at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff this month in an effort to raise the racial and ethnic diversity of teachers nationwide.

The teens are a part of Project Pipeline Repair, a three-year initiative funded by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation and administered by the State Higher Education Executive Officers Association.
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