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January 10, 2015
by Larry Ferlazzo
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“Teachers Of Color Can ‘Broaden Student Perspectives'”

Teachers Of Color Can ‘Broaden Student Perspectives’ is part three in my Education Week Teacher series.

Teacher Ya Po Cha, teacher Elizabeth Villanueva, student teacher Billy William Ivy, biligual aide Alma Avalos, and student Amanda Martinez provide their thoughts on recruiting teachers of color. In addition, I include comments from readers.

Here are some excerpts:

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January 9, 2015
by Larry Ferlazzo
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“‘Education Suffers’ Without More Teachers Of Color”

‘Education Suffers’ Without More Teachers Of Color is Part Two in my series at Education Week Teacher.

In it, teachers Antoine Germany, James Pale, Dominique Williams and Evelyn Ramos; and student Jacquelin Estrada contribute their thoughts on the need for more teachers of color.

Here are some excerpts:

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January 6, 2015
by Larry Ferlazzo
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My Latest BAM! Show: “How Can We Increase the Ranks of Teachers of Color?” With Gloria Ladson-Billings

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How Can We Increase the Ranks of Teachers of Color? is the topic of my latest BAM! Radio Show.

In it, I was honored to have a ten minute conversation with Gloria Ladson-Billings, the renowned educator, author, and author on many education equity issues.

In a few minutes, I’ll be posting her written contribution to my Education Week Teacher column on this issue.

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January 6, 2015
by Larry Ferlazzo
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My Latest BAM! Radio Show On SEL & The Common Core

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I had published a popular two-part series over at my Education Week Teacher column on Social Emotional Learning in the age of Common Core but, because of the holidays, BAM! wasn’t able to get it online.

It’s available now, though, and you can listen to a ten minute conversation I had with Mai Xi Lee and Sean Slade on the topic.

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January 5, 2015
by Larry Ferlazzo
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“What Needs To Happen To Recruit & Retain More Teachers Of Color?”

What Needs To Happen To Recruit & Retain More Teachers Of Color? is the new “question-of-the-week” at my Education Week Teacher column.

Feel free to leave a response there or here in the comments. You might also find some information I published there useful.

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January 2, 2015
by Larry Ferlazzo
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“ELLs & The Common Core – Part One”

ELLs & The Common Core – Part One is my latest post at Education Week Teacher.

In it, educators Wendi Pillars, Virginia Rojas, Debbie Zacarian, and Maria Montalvo-Balbed share their suggestions for how best to implement Common Core Standards with English Language Learners.

Here are some excerpts:

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