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Male Teachers Weigh in on Teaching During Coronavirus Pandemic in California

By Hosam Elattar - Voice of OC
When a global pandemic interrupted the school year in March, teachers had to trade in their classrooms for Zoom calls and teach students from behind a screen with little time to prepare.

Editorial: Getting back to the first grade

by Doug Pugh - The Alpena News
During my second year in law school, I was involved in an automobile accident. At that time, my financial cushion was threadbare, so meeting the insurance deductible abraded the fabric. Having no patch material or thread with which to sew, I had to go to work.

I became a full-time sixth-grade teacher in Grosse Pointe Park, Michigan, during the day, and a part-time law student in Detroit at night.

Atlanta Man Becomes One of Georgia’s First Black Male Teachers of the Year

by BLACK ENTERPRISE Editors
Johnathon Hines, a teacher at Barack Obama Elementary School in Atlanta, has been recognized as Georgia’s Pre-K Teacher of the Year. He is the first Black man to receive the award, and hopes to continue inspiring his young students!

Legislation Introduced Addressing Teacher Diversity in NJ Schools

While about 56 percent of students in New Jersey are nonwhite, only 16 percent of teachers are racial or ethnic minorities.

Seeking to diversify the educator workforce in New Jersey, Assemblywoman Annette Quijano (D-Union) introduced three bills to help schools recruit and retain teachers of color, as well as support culturally responsive teaching methods.

Justice For All: Lack of Black Male Educators in Florida Area Schools

By Saundra Weathers - Pinellas County
Thirteen year old Nia Kirkland says nothing will get in the way of her dream of becoming a teacher.
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