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Here's what male teachers of color want their districts to know about them

By Laura Faith Kebede - Chalkbeat
A passion for teaching and learning is what drew Archie Moss to a career in education. But the Memphis principal recalls how he almost left the profession when he found himself increasingly tasked as a disciplinarian.

Male Teacher Initiative - Today's Students, Tomorrow's teachers

Nearly one quarter, 24% of Today's Students, Tomorrow's Teachers (TSTT) students are male.

Black men teachers inspiring hope

by Dale Mezzacappa - The Notebook
Stephen Flemming is one teacher in one classroom, but he may be doing as much to keep his low-income black students in school – black males in particular – as any formal program targeted toward "at-risk" students.

Flemming teaches English language arts to 5th graders at John B. Kelly Elementary School in Germantown. All but three of his students, spread over three homerooms, are African American.

MenTeach E-News - May 2017

MenTeach E-News
May 2016

1) New Zealand Men hope to encourage more males into early childhood roles
2) Seeking to reverse lack of black male teachers in Detroit
3) This Letter A Fifth Grader Wrote To His Teacher Proves How Important It Is To Have Black Men In Classrooms
4) Will More Minority Teachers Close Connecticut's Achievement Gap?
5) Oregon growing its own teachers
6) Japan: Three times as many male teachers
7) Life as the lone male teacher at Rail Ranch Elementary in Murrieta

How this man found his calling as an early elementary teacher

by Judy Woodruff - PBS Newshour
JUDY WOODRUFF: A question that has been raised here: Why aren’t more men going into fields dominated by women?

Stigma is a big part of the answer, our economics correspondent, Paul Solman, reported last week.

Tonight, he focuses on one man many might want to emulate.

It’s part of our weekly series Making Sense.
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