U.S. Teachers Are Nowhere Near as Diverse as Their Students

NBC News, May 4, 2014

Almost half the students attending public schools are minorities, yet fewer than 1 in 5 of their teachers is nonwhite.

New studies from the Center for American Progress and the National Education Association are calling attention to this “diversity gap” at elementary and secondary schools in the United States. The groups want more to be done to help teachers more accurately mirror the students in their classrooms.

There were about 3.3 million teachers in American public elementary and secondary schools in 2012, according to a study by the National Center for Education Statistics. It said 82 percent were white, 8 percent were Hispanic, 7 percent were black and about 2 percent were Asian.

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The Center for American Progress’ most recent statistics show 48 percent of the students in public schools are nonwhite–23 percent Hispanic, 16 percent black and 5 percent Asian–and that percentage is expected to continue to increase.

“We project that this fall, for the first time in American history, the majority of public school students in America will be nonwhite,” Education Secretary Arne Duncan said last week.

It becomes easier for students to believe “when they can look and see someone who looks just like them, that they can relate to,” said Kevin Gilbert, coordinator of teacher leadership and special projects for the Clinton Public School District in Clinton, Mississippi. {snip}

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  • MekongDelta69

    Non-white students need non-white role models.

    That’s the last thing they need…

    • More gas on the fire will snuff it out!

      • sbuffalonative

        As I say, the best way to destroy blacks is to give them what the want.

        They want black teachers as role models because they believe black kids will do better? Fine. Let them have their black teachers.

        But you and I know that when the experiment fails and black kids end up doing even worse, they’ll complain that the white kids are doing better because they have the better teachers; what they won’t say is that those better teachers are white.

    • NeanderthalDNA

      Non-White students need to act more like the White role models they so detest rather than making excuses…

      Oh…read the last article and things make much more sense, eh?

    • r j p

      Just fire all the white teachers. Hire only mexicans who can’t speak English and blacks fired after being caught in cheating scandals.

      • Bon, From the Land of Babble

        You and I can be unemployed together. How great is that?

        • NeanderthalDNA

          Dear dear Bon…

          I’m actually contemplating a return to the game. Ugh…

          It’s so hard to find people willing to do it these days, I’m sure there will continue to be plenty of AA farce hiring at school districts across the nation but…

          They still won’t get enough to “reflect the student body”.

          Well, must steel myself, put on my hypocrite face, and prepare to smile blankly and BS incessantly.

          I know the Truth.

          • GenX Antipodean

            You have to eat man.

          • NeanderthalDNA

            Soylent green is people?

    • The left is making an excellent case for segregated schools with this complaint: black teachers for black students.

  • [Guest]

    >>>It becomes easier for students to believe “when they can look and see someone who looks just like them, that they can relate to,” said Kevin Gilbert….

    Is it permissible for a white person to “relate to” other white people and white culture more than to people of the dusky hues?

  • DaveMed

    Considering that standards are almost always lowered when race must be taken into the equation, I see a vicious circle coming.

    Poor students get less-qualified teachers. This is going to be quite a show, ladies and gents.

    • Anon

      Non-whites are basically retarded and cannot benefit from education at all. The real problem here is one of alienation. Already, we have a society where nothing non-whites have is considered of worth. Intellectual labor is valued and so is the person who does it. Non-skilled manual labor is not. Having no legitimate way to gain status in our society, blacks out and out reject it. That has no other possible outcome except war. White teachers are the last bulwark of a shared identity between white people and blacks. Without white teachers indoctrinating black children, they have no reason whatsoever to look at a white person and see anything but an enemy. Such that they don’t already do.

      • DaveMed

        I would hesitate to categorize non-Whites as “basically retarded”, but I do agree with your point that removing this connection may have some profound consequences.

  • Tom Thumb

    In that I absolutely despise these liberal, commie White administrators and teachers, I would like to see a whole bunch of them get laid off to make room for their dusky contemporaries. It would amuse me no end.

    • Bon, From the Land of Babble

      Not all White teachers are liberal commies despite the stereotype shown on TV. Most of us highly resent our forced union dues used for lefty purposes:

      In almost every state, teachers are automatically signed up to have their dues money diverted to their unions’ political funds. But the facts show that when ‘paycheck protection’ laws require unions to get permission from teachers before taking money for political purposes, teachers almost always say ‘no.’

      When teachers were given the chance to opt out of paying for the political causes of education unions, they did — in droves. The number of teachers participating in Utah plunged from 68 percent to 6.8 percent, and the number of represented teachers contributing in Washington plummeted from 82 percent to 6 percent.

      Indeed, looking at polling data from the 2003 National Education Study, only 51 percent of teachers who are also union members identify as Democrats. The rest identify as Republicans (25 percent) or Independents (24 percent).

      http //teachersunionexposed com/dues php

      • evilsandmich

        Lately I’ve thought that the GOP should go after public teacher union members. Of course since they’d only get votes and no money (from the NEA, etc.) Its doubtful to happen ( see immigration).

      • Puggg

        I think this “study” is whistle whetting for firing white teachers in big bunches. Don’t look for the union, the NEA, to help the white teachers that are fired, because it says that they were part of this study.

        • Bon, From the Land of Babble

          Law enforcement is going down the same path.

          In Los Angeles, the police chief and sheriff openly brag about how few Whites are in the latest academy classes as the mayor and media loudly call for more “people of color” in LE to reflect the demographics of the city and county. Like teaching, qualifications for LEOs have been dumbed down and softened to admit more non-Whites and women.

          Whether through attrition or outright, blatant discrimination, White numbers are dropping in this profession and I hear not one word from the police union and whatever union covers the sheriff’s dept. As the courts, and especially SCOTUS changes (it’s hanging on by a THREAD, ONE VOTE), which is inevitable, all LEO (and teacher) testing will either be tossed out or deemed racist with non-Whites exempt.

          I’m sure those non-White LEOs will be happy to protect, serve and come to the aid of White neighborhoods and lives when the next riot starts up.

          • saxonsun

            To equate women with minorities is incorrect. Women are NOT intellectually inferior to men.

          • Bon, From the Land of Babble

            True. But they are not as strong as men and that can make a difference on the police force or fire dept. where lives are dependent on physical strength.

            Physical exams for the police and firefighters (like lugging a 100lb. hose up numerous flights of stairs), etc. have had to be lightened to allow for women to pass them.

            Nicholas Stix writes:

            Pentagon research determined that the average man has 81.8% more upper body strength than the average woman, can run much faster and much longer than the average woman, and that only 3.4% women achieved a score equal to the male mean score for physical strength and endurance.

            Remember the Brian Nichols case?

            Brian Nichols was a 6’1” violent felon facing a life sentence – so violent the court asked for extra security. The deputy assigned to guard him by the sheriff was a 5’1” grandmother in her 50s. The feminsists tell us that a 5’1” grandmother is just as capable of guarding large, violent men as well as a large, burly man.

            Nichols obviously felt no threat from the small grandmother, easily disarmed her and went on to kill four people before escaping…

            …proving that feminist beliefs kill.

          • The average IQ is the same, but for women, the distribution is narrower.

      • Forced union membership is legal in Colorado as well. When I applied to work at Rocky Flats, before it was shut down, I was told that I would have to join the union. I walked right out the door without saying another word.

  • D.B. Cooper

    I would call for more Affirmative Action in faculty hiring. I don’t see the white people doing anything about it, and most big city white teachers are democrats anyway.
    Keep caving in until white people decide enough is enough.
    Until you can prove to minorities that you can actually stop them from bringing the tidal wave, They’re going to keep summoning it. Keep voting for the RINOs, and keep getting the same result.

  • CJ Haze

    Unlink property taxes to public education and the government can go crazy with diversity. I must google and research why when I was in high school (twenty years ago), homeschooling was looked down upon but now it rises in popularity.

    • Anon

      Homeschooling recently overcame an interesting point of resistance. A couple of years ago, the idea of homeschooling via high speed internet access and a virtual classroom came into being. The cost was a fraction of what it cost to send a kid to a charter school and was 100% proof against the problems that come with actual physical interaction with non-whites. You could now live anywhere and get around the horrors of sending your kids to a public school infested with violent criminal scum with a certified online school.
      Recently, this took an interesting turn. In more than one state now, I see the equivalent of these online homeschools but they are publically funded and free to anyone in the state who chooses this option. Such a thing makes it trivial for most whites to form small to medium sized schools in their homes with several, carefully screened (ie white) families. The tedious, standardized content of education is handled by professional teachers (CLOSELY monitored by parents) while values and supplementary learning is handled by the parents. I’m willing to bet the state will pay for the computers and internet access as well, if you make enough noise over the issue.

      • Bon, From the Land of Babble

        Homeschooling is a good idea.

        The problem is homeschoolers are mandated by the state to take the state exams and most colleges and universities use the SAT and ACT for admission purposes.

        Unfortunately, all of these tests are being aligned to reflect the government-school, anti-White Common Core curriculum. Some think this is part of the plan to put an end to homeschooling.

        I’ve seen the CC test questions — they are about global warming, slavery issues, internment of Asians during WW II, White hegemony and social justice.

        • Pro_Whitey

          Hey, be sure to put “social justice” in quotes, because it ain’t any justice I recognize.

          • Bon, From the Land of Babble

            OK. “Diversity” too, as in “Diversity” = White Genocide

        • Geo1metric

          My wife and I started homeschooling our four children in the 1980s; they are all grown now and giving us grandchildren, all college graduates, and doing very well.

          Homeschooling does wonders by keeping your children away from the propaganda, and they learn to think for themselves.

        • bilderbuster

          Jeb Bush’s claim to fame as Florida governor is Common Core.

          • Bon, From the Land of Babble

            Common Core was authored by a communist by the name of David Coleman:

            David Coleman lives in trendy Greenwich Village and was educated at Yale, Oxford, and Cambridge universities (all liberal). He has never been a classroom teacher and wants to replace traditional subjects with broad learning. He believes there is ‘a massive social injustice in this country’ and that education is ‘the engine of social justice.’ His upbringing is certainly in line with this progressive mindset. His mother and greatest influence, Elizabeth Coleman, president of Bennington College in Vermont, is of the view that school curriculum should be designed to address ‘political-social challenges.’ She emphasizes an ‘action-oriented curriculum’ where ‘students continuously move outside the classroom to engage the world directly.’ In short: indoctrination through propaganda in education as the vehicle for social transformation.

            Mrs. Coleman founded a social justice initiative – the Center for the Advancement of Public Action (she called it a ‘secular church’) – ‘which invites students to put the world’s most pressing problems at the center of their education.’ She was a professor of humanities at the far left New School for Social Research, which was begun by progressives in 1932 and modeled itself after the neo-Marxist social theory of the Frankfurt School. She fights for ‘social values,’ and a ‘secular democracy,’ saying ‘fundamentalist …values (are) the absolutes of a theocracy.’

            They’ve completed their march through the institutions and now ARE the institutions. Jeb Bush is just a voiceless pawn in the larger agenda.

          • bilderbuster

            Surprise! It’s not fascist in the least.
            It’s another gift to western civilization from a nice Jewish boy.

  • Hunter Morrow

    Less than 12 percent of primary school teachers are men.
    25 percent of pre-schoolers will make it to high school without having had a
    man as their teacher. This notion of taking children from their mothers, grandmothers
    and aunts and providing Substitute Mommies for 1000 hours a year with no masculine
    authority to counterbalance it is nauseating and contrary to White history and interests.
    It particularly short-changes boys who are treated as defective girls in the Vaginocracy
    that calls itself “education” these days. There are more boys as a percentage on prescription amphetamines and psychiatric drugs than men.

    That is the real DIVERSITY PROBLEM.

    • Bon, From the Land of Babble

      This is a huge concern. Boys who don’t toe the line or sit still – or act like girls- are recommended for heavy-duty, psychotropic drugging.

      With all the accusations of child molestation – by some who want to win the ghetto lottery and don’t care if they destroy someone’s livelihood and reputation in the process — I don’t blame men for not wanting to teach in an elementary school.

      I have seen and known people in the teaching field who were utterly destroyed by false accusations.

      One is guilty until proven innocent and even after that a question always remains.

    • Fathercoughlin

      Here here old boy! Joe Biden,signing some piece of feces bill with the interesting title of “The Violence Against Women Act” (imagine my disappointment to learn the Act is AGAINST violence against women. Oh well…) muttered “Empower,empower,empower women…” Well women ARE empowered and guess what? Empower corrupts and absolute empower corrupts emabsolutely! The female/government/bureaucracy dominated schools are anti-male? Do tell!

      • Oldcorporal

        Yeah. The fact that there is a much-ballyhooed “Violence Against Women Act” — does that mean that “violence against men is perfectly OK”? It’s just a piece of pseudo-protection legislation ginned up by the liberals to attract the votes of women.

      • saxonsun

        How does it feel to be the recipient of a long overdue karma kick?

        • Geo1metric

          Your perceived oppression is showing.

          Why must you continue to fight the natural order of things?

        • One of my friends decided he’d had enough of his ex-wife’s mouth one evening, and tried to walk out. She blocked the door. He wasn’t willing to lay hands on her to move her out of the way, so he had to wait while she called the police. The police arrived and after using two cans of pepper spray on him, proceeded to beat the holy, howling hell out of him. Then they arrested him for – get this – resisting arrest. No other charges were ever filed, and he did six months on work-release.

          That is the situation that left-wing women’s rights advocates have created.

    • jane johnson

      The problem is that there IS no father or grandfather for most of these kids. The damage is done before they ever get to school. Thank LBJ and his (not so)Great Society programs for making fedgov the breadwinner/daddy of choice for the single women raising kids.

      • Bill Moore

        Hello,

        The Great Society Program, from Lyndon Johnson, was funded by opening the Social Security Lock Box and taking out the trillions of dollars that was in it.

        John Kennedy refused to let that happen, and he lost his life for that refusal.

        Thank you,
        Bill Moore

        • Geo1metric

          There are probably at least a dozen theories about why JFK lost his life; never before heard that one though.

    • Anon

      Don’t kid yourself. A male teacher is a homosexual rapist pedophile unless you know them personally and know that they are not. If they are non-white, even if you know them personally, I can pretty much guarantee they are there to sodomize your children.
      The vaginocracy begins with what you see in the mirror. Back in the day, such scum would get a grim death by outraged white men and if law enforcement had a problem with it, they kept their mouths firmly shut or joined the predator on the gallows.
      When white men stopped doing that, you could no longer trust things like having a male teacher.
      The problem is far deeper than simply hiring a few men to teach our kids. Any solution begins when the head of the last known criminal in this country is tossed in a giant hole behind the prisons we used to run.

      • LHathaway

        There are 2 million men in prison right now and yet you claim the problem is worse now than ever before.

    • Oldcorporal

      Excellent point, Hunter. So many kids nowadays — particularly blacks — have no “father figure” at home — just a “baby daddy” who probably went merrily on his way after impregnating the female. Far more male teachers are needed in the public elementary schools.

    • WhiteGuyInJapan

      In Japan, I noticed a much higher percentage of men teaching in the elementary school system. Still around 70% women, but 30% men is much higher than anything I saw in the US.
      I generally see the positive side of young children getting more exposure to adult male role models to balance out the the world of women they are typically immersed in.

  • Mike Lane

    And so we come to a full circle. These libs getting replaced due to their own policies may just be the thing to wake them up. Either way, it’s funny how ignorance manages to find it’s place back home.

    • D.B. Cooper

      I picture the white public school teacher.
      She is a never married feminist who attends DNC rallies.
      He is Jenny’s boyfriend from Forrest Gump, the one who took them to that Black Panther meeting, where Forrest proceeded to beat the living carp out of him.

      • Bon, From the Land of Babble

        Obviously you don’t know a thing about us White teachers, only the stereotypes that have been fed to you.

        • evilsandmich

          We all love you, but teacher union thugs do about as much for teachers as gay pride parades do for homosexuals

          • Bon, From the Land of Babble

            Don’t think there isn’t a teacher alive that isn’t aware of that.

            Look at the stats I posted above about how MANY teachers opted out of their union – unions that are supposed to protect our rights (HA!) the nano-second they had the ability to do so:

            The number of teachers participating in Utah plunged from 68 percent to 6.8 percent, and the number of represented teachers contributing in Washington plummeted from 82 percent to 6 percent.

            Doesn’t sound like too many teachers in those states support their union, does it? I’m willing to bet that this same thing would happen in each and every state, including mine, California, if we teachers were given the chance to opt out. You can see why the union leaders fight tooth and nail against allowing teachers to dump their union — I would in one heartbeat.

            I work on the inside and am well aware of what and how much the teachers’ union –at the local, regional, state and national level – does for the average teacher which is next to nothing. But the media give the impression that ALL of us teachers are die-hard reds marching in lock-step to whatever orders we receive from our union thug leaders.

            I’ve worked with and known teachers who have been falsely accused of child abuse. Each and every one had to hire outside council – at great cost – b/c the union refused to help them or brushed them off.

            My own union just ousted “our” union leader by a vote of over 80% for his opponent.

          • NeanderthalDNA

            All teachers’ unions are so ate up with liblefty hogwash it’s sickening.

          • saxonsun

            As a gay woman, I can tell you that we don’t care a fig what you scared little morons think of us. We don’t care how you feel about us. It is when you think you can trod upon our human rights that you will see us fight. And we are. and we have already won. Is that why you’re so upset?

          • Geo1metric

            The natural order of things will not be denied. Enjoy your “victory” (over what by the way?) while you can. When things are made right, as they inevitably will be, you will not be surprised because you’ve been given advanced notice.

          • evilsandmich

            Phew, and here I was thinking that lesbians were nothing but a bunch of humorless sods! I stand corrected.

            Anyway, whatever you’ve won, it didn’t happen because even more gay dudes were parading down the streets in cheekless chaps. I must confess, that I stole that bit from The Onion:

            www(dot)theonion(dot)com/articles/gaypride-parade-sets-mainstream-acceptance-of-gays,351/

            It’s funny because it true, I mean, if someone is given to find stuff funny.

          • Ograf

            You’ve won nothing from me. I do not care what the rest of the people do. I would not let you teach my child in your class. That is the truth, like it or lump it.

          • bilderbuster

            You are still a woman tormented by unnatural vices.

      • LHathaway

        No, she is a university ‘educated’ beneficiary of affirmative action. White women need affirmative action too. And she is married to male immigrant college graduate of color.

      • [Guest]

        But even when the public-school teacher doesn’t come close to that description, she’s still on the other side. She’s a foot soldier in the enemy’s army.

      • Mike Lane

        Just went back to watch that moment. I cried with joy.

  • Medizin

    “fewer than 1 in 5 of their teachers is nonwhite.”

    That’s because fewer than 1 in 5 are intelligent enough to
    teach.

    “when they can look and see someone who looks just like
    them, that they can relate to,”

    Whites have been saying this for years. They want their own race and ethnicity, too. Guess who will win.

    Here are a few suggestions:

    1.
    Segregate them into a corner of the U.S. Return the rest of the country to Whites
    which is rightfully theirs anyway…and who earned and deserve it.

    2.
    Deport them to their own countries. My favorite.

    • Homo_Occidentalis

      On top of the intelligence factor you’ve mentioned, the simple fact is that the older cohorts of the U.S. population are markedly whiter than younger ones. Assuming that the average age for American teachers is 30 (and I think that’s probably quite conservative), most of them would have been born in a time when America was a lot whiter than it is now (perhaps as much as 80% white).

      Seeing as not many non-white immigrants become teachers (thankfully), the demographics account for the disparity in racial makeup. If the demographics of the teachers closely matched those of the nearly 50% non-white students, it would be a sign of rampant hiring discrimination against whites.

      • Medizin

        “If the demographics of the teachers closely matched those of the nearly 50% non-white students, it would be a sign of rampant hiring discrimination against whites.”

        Watch it happen, soon!

    • Fathercoughlin

      These are the same dipsh*ts who demand integration–cause black cant learn unless they can see whitey right there in the classroom. So if your classmate is white and your teacher is black,you gonna succeed. But if the teacher is white and classmate black…what if the teacher is gay?

    • evilsandmich

      To be “fair”, some of it is cherry picking too. If a white is smart enough to be a teacher, then they’re smart enough to be a teacher. If a black is smart enough to be a teacher, then they’re smart enough to get some high pay/no work job at some corporation/government somewhere.

  • IstvanIN

    But White kids don’t need White role models?

    • Fathercoughlin

      Nope. “Role models” is horsesh*t.. A dedicated Chinese teaching whites will result in whitey learning. But the transmission of knowledge usually goes the other way.

  • AndrewInterrupted

    86% of public school teachers are female. And easily another 4% are LGBTQ.

    That makes one in ten teachers a hetero male.

    Where are the aggressive affirmative action programs to right that wrong?

    • Geo1metric

      Keep looking. Someday you might, I repeat might, find an answer.

    • Bon, From the Land of Babble

      You’ll find most of the females are at the elementary level – sad, but true. By high school, the male/female ratio evens out more.

      • evilsandmich

        My dad taught elementary. Being by his classroom while it was full of little brats was enough to tell me that wasn’t my thing.

        • AndrewInterrupted

          The kids still need a masculine, hetero, fatherly figure during their formative years. There’s a lot more going on with gene expression during that critical development interval than we know.

          • saxonsun

            I’m a gay woman who was exposed to many macho male teachers. We even had one who rode his motorcycle into the school. And thankfully, despite all these silly male hetero hormones flying around, I’m still a happy, healthy lesbian. When are you going to wake up to the fact that all the hetero brainwashing in the world will not make gays into obedient little heteros just to please you? And yes, I am proudly white.

          • Geo1metric

            I’ll be those pipes sounded fabulous in those halls!!!

            I don’t want to turn homosexuals into heterosexuals, I simply want you to stop rubbing our faces in it. 🙂 Keep your sexuality in your bedroom.

          • AndrewInterrupted

            It has been found that gene expression is happening regularly in the fetal stage and after someone is born.

            For example, researchers found that many genes in laboratory rats expressed differently depending on how many times the mother licked the baby. This is called epigenetics or ‘soft inheritance’.

            They also found recently that the human brain isn’t fully formed until the age of 25. Who is to say that removing masculine male role models isn’t stunting the children is some way, shape or form?

            To do so casually is playing God–oh, OK–playing Mother Nature. Perhaps it is a factor in the increase of autism? An MSG theory just popped up on autism etiology theory as well. I go where the science takes me.

            You don’t know any better than anyone else what effect marginalizing hetero males is having on society.

          • Geo1metric

            At some point common sense will once again prevail. Until then, I intend to enjoy the freak show.

  • WR_the_realist

    We all know that black and Hispanic students do wonderfully well so long as their teachers are black or Hispanic. Those progressive, Democrat voting white teachers will just have to acknowledge their white skin privilege and quit their jobs.

  • So CAL Snowman

    Good luck finding that many “qualified” teachers of color. Hell, all the non – whites do is complain about how terrible the schools are and how terrible the teachers are. Imagine if more than half of the teachers were non – White AA hires! As always, Whitey can never win with the non – White hordes. First they need to integrate the schools so the non – Whites could learn with the Whites at the good schools with the good White teachers. Now they need their own teachers of color because they can’t learn from people that don’t look like them (even though race is just a social construct). When non – White AA hires outnumber the White teachers, the non – White hordes will go back to squealing about how bad the teachers are and harp about the need for more money, etc. It’s a closed loop of insanity.

  • cecilhenry

    So white students need white teachers, and white Doctors, and white……

    Right………???

    • AndrewInterrupted

      Unfortunately, Libs don’t understand hypocrisy and double standards.

  • Romulus

    If this helps keep us segregated, then by all means, continue! I consider it child abuse to enroll white children in all schools that are majority non white.

    This kind of demand will inevitably result in more job losses for white educators unfortunately. It may serve to make more whites racially conscious ( the true believer left excluded categorically)

  • Geo1metric

    I agree. Segregation is best for all of us.

  • Bon, From the Land of Babble

    What the diversity Commissars want is for blacks and Hispanics to become teachers without having to qualify as is required of White teachers.

    We White teachers are damned if we do and damned if we don’t —

    Teach in a black or brown school: We Whites are racist and shouldn’t be there because we don’t reflect what the students look like and do not understand the “black or Hispanic culture or experience.”

    We shun black schools: We are racist and should be forced into black or brown schools because we are the most experienced and talented.

    Teacher tests like ridiculously easy CBEST (in California) have already been seriously dumbed down so more non-Whites could join the teaching force. The NTE (National Teachers’ Exam) was shoved down the memory hole years ago…it specifically tested teacher subject knowledge, and was eliminated because too many blacks and Hispanics could not pass it.

    I am more seriously concerned that elementary schools are heavily staffed by feminazis who do not understand, and in many cases, do not like boys and want to transform them into girls – but what male would want to teach elementary school these days lest he be accused of molestation.

    • Anon

      If it helps clarify the issue, I consider a person who teaches blacks or provides for them in any way to be a race traitor that should, at minimum, be banned from every white neighborhood for life.

      • Bon, From the Land of Babble

        Why stop with teachers?

        How about White doctors who have saved black lives? Or White police officers who have risked their lives to work in black areas? How about traitorous White politicians who give my money to directly to blacks via satanic taxation?

        Why stop at banning them from White neighborhoods?

        Let’s execute them all and put their heads on pikes right next to Donald Sterling’s.

        That’ll learn ’em.

        • bilderbuster

          To be honest, there really has been a loss of White standards.
          Back in the day Mitt Romney wouldn’t have gotten into many Ivy League universities or country clubs because he was a Mormon and even the Mormons would have excommunicated him for posing in the family portrait with Little Black Romney on his lap.

    • ejXinMI

      A learned man who had the temperament to teach our young was a recognized asset to his community. I am old enough to have benefited from the counseling and example of several– and young enough to have seen the sun set on that paradigm. Our society is poorer for it. What the indoctrination centers do to our boys is downright hateful– criminal by today’s standards.
      As suggested above, the first and best solution is for blacks to return to Africa, and Hispanics to return to Latin America. Until then, we should support the re-segregation of our schools. Let them teach their kids whatever nonsense they want.

  • Fathercoughlin

    Non white students and their birdbrained parents should get down on their knees and thank God(or Allah,Ching-Chong,Ubangi or whatever)they have white teachers! (With re to blacks,they see the schools as a cash cow for blacks,so its understandable why they’d want black teachers for their precious tykes;who cares if Shitavious learning anything long as the brothers & sisters getting paid!) They do NOT deserve them as they do NOT deserve our hard earned money that builds and maintains these lousy playpens they call schools!

  • John R

    So, non-Whites need to be taught by people that look like them? I guess that is why the Chinese and Korean students do so poorly, huh?

  • Urbane Neanderthal

    It’s challenging to get a 4 year degree when you’re in the double digit IQ range, as 80 some of percent of blacks and the majority of Hispanics are, so yeah there are fewer minorities.

    Not to mention the fact that a black college grad is in much private sector demand for the diversity points.

    • IstvanIN

      And what can Afro-Carribean majors actually teach?

    • John R

      But, didn’t you hear? All races are equal! So, what you are saying just CAN’T be true! (sarcasm)

      • Urbane Neanderthal

        Exactly!
        Blacks and browns are only IQ deficient because of racism from evil whites.
        If it weren’t for Europeans stealing all their African accomplishments they’d be the master race.

  • watson800

    What’s mine is mine and what’s yours is mine too.

    Segregation for themselves is ok, but segregation for whites is evil.

    • LHathaway

      Non-whites desperately need non-white role-models. . Whites also need non-white role models, so as to better understand and be more sensitive to people of color.

      • watson800

        I respectfully disagree. Whites do just fine in white schools. As for non-whites needed non-white teachers, that really isn’t true. Detroit has some of the worst schools around and they have plenty of non-white students being taught by non-white teachers.
        In heavily mixed or near all black schools, white teachers sometimes find it impossible to teach and are sometimes abused to the point of quitting. White students are often abused in such situations and their education suffers. Amren has covered many such stories.
        What you are suggesting was embodied in liberal doctrine for the past forty years. It was tried. It has been a failure. It is time for a new approach. Let non-whites run their own affairs and the same for whites, at least on a voluntary basis.

  • One big error in this article is that it looks at teachers overall in the whole country and students overall in the whole country. What it does not do is state the likelihood that students of a given race have a teacher of the same race.

  • SEGREGATION NOW

  • Anon

    Civilization IS white supremacy. The history of the world is one long repeating pattern of white people discovering non-white people engaged in various forms of evil (directly and inversely correlated with their ability to survive). Because no small part of the white way of doing things and our power and success is supernatural, white people made two assumptions. The first is we had the divine right to dominate these moral lessers and replace their wicked way of doing things with our noble way of doing things and also that such supernatural basis for who we are would change the nature of any we imposed on, resulting in them becoming like unto us. In the beginning, force was used. Later, force would be unnecessary as the non-whites became white in all but skin color. Our religion, both old and new testament warns about this repeatedly. Although possible, it only happens with exceptional individuals of those other races. And some races, (ie blacks) are out and out demonic.
    The result is both a huge success and a spectacular failure. Most of the world, more or less, adheres to the white way of doing things….to such as an extent that everyone pretends it’s just the way of doing things (the “modern” way) and doesn’t flow from white people as its source. This is largely the work of anti-Christianity that would deny the supernatural basis of the whole thing…as if secularism was responsible for the world we live in instead of the most heinous evils in human history.
    Queue education. What is “education”. There is a certain body of knowledge, largely irrelevant to modern day living that few people bother to maintain past adulthood, that is identified with at least American education. But what education really is, is indoctrination of the young into the white way of doing things, for their own good. With that understanding, what results do you think would be the fruit of making teachers largely comprise non-whites?
    The ultimate goal here is to break the white supremacy of the world and roll back the clock to the largely evil civilizations that were overthrown and then suppressed by us. And the point is a stab at Christianity and God….if by no other means than by genocide of the Christian race…the white race. No Christians…no Christianity is very much the plan.
    Many whites, severely bitter about the whole thing would opine that what we do to counter such things should be to our benefit alone. Separate from non-whites in our own countries, such the borders and let them all die, choking on their own wickedness. There is some merit to that position. But I would propose that a huge part of the problem is abdication of white peoples’ RESPONSIBILITY to rule this world, dominate and suppress other cultures….which are EVIL. So called white supremacy is the way it is supposed to be. Is actually a command to us, one and all. With grave consequences to all peoples, but especially us, because we refuse.
    I am very much of an opinion that it will happen because it must. But what specific white culture is representative of this is tested more or less by the willingness to accept such responsibility. Societies, like ours, that abdicate and wash our hands of it, or worse, gain the conceit that it is wrong….die. White people will maintain that role but what that means is about to change.

  • Diana Moon Glampers

    It becomes easier for students to believe “when they can look and see someone who looks just like them, that they can relate to,”

    Absolutely agree with this.
    Sounds like a good case for segregated classes.

  • Frank_DeScushin

    ““We project that this fall, for the first time in American history, the majority of public school students in America will be nonwhite,” Education Secretary Arne Duncan said last week.”

    What a precipitous fall to a once great nation. Thanks Liberals.

    • Medizin

      Liberals certainly are obsessed with race, but conservative Whites are racist.

  • Shawn_thefemale

    By the time they are given their pass to college, they’ve already learned everything they can from their biggest and most influential teacher of the same race: grandma.

  • 4321realist

    “It becomes easier for students to believe “when they can look and see someone who looks just like them, that they can relate to,”

    He doesn’t realize it, but he just admitted homogeneity makes the best society.

    • Medizin

      Yes, but it doesn’t apply to Whites.

      If we said non-Whites don’t make good role models, it would occupy headline news forever.

  • Medizin

    Ha! Whites don’t make good role models? That makes accusers ‘racist.’

  • OhWow

    Oh, that’s it! The black students just need a ghetto black teacher from the projects. THEN they will achieve! Those lame Columbia grad white teachers from the suburbs are so boring, yo!

    Mr. Jackson: “Ight yo dis be da Mathematics course ya heard? Anyone up in dis bish gotz a question mang?”

    • Michael Dean Miller

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      Was that English??? Binary audio-code for Bachi water vaporators??? Bill Cosby was right, no one would hire such a speaker.
      My childhood vision of our future American culture involved Moon stations and Mars colonies. Earth would be a space-faring civilzation with a decidely American flare. But now we end up with this crap.
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  • MBlanc46

    Everyone should go to school with teachers of their own race and other students of their own race. Problem solved.

  • Oldcorporal

    Well, now. If White people are going to enjoy watching basketball games, they need someone out there they can identify with. Check your typical college or NBA team, and see how many Caucasian faces you see. Or Hispanic or Asian, for that matter.

    • FeuerSalamander

      bakkaball? surely you jest

  • LHathaway

    Non-whites desperately need non-white role-models. . only whites, need, and get, an influx of diversity. . . so as they can better relate to and understand and be more sensitive to people of color.

    This will always be true in America, however, there will be too few people of color to serve the younger generation of color. Limiting immigration and cutting back on non-white births will never occur to them as a solution.

  • FeuerSalamander

    How can a group that can not learn be expected to teach?

  • FeuerSalamander

    Funny, those who attack teachers are nowhere near as diverse as the students either! They are almost exclusively blacks attacking white teachers. Phillip Chism anyone? Should whites become violent towards the few black teachers in order to EQUALIZE the diversity?!

  • Garrett Brown

    “Center for American Progress”

    Lol…

  • JDInSanD

    Funny how it seems the vast majority of teachers in TV shows, movies and commercials are black women.

  • James Bro

    Non-whites need to be segregated from Whites, that’s the message I’m getting here. I agree 100%. Who’s with me for a White homeland?

  • Puggg

    I hear this all the time in my general line of work. The cops have to be black for the black residents to feel that they have a connection to law enforcement.

    But where’s the evidence that this kind of thing ever works? Where are black kids learning better because they have black teachers, or black people having lower crime rates because their cops are black?

    • bubo

      We live in the time of “the feels”, archaic concepts like providing solid evidence for a theory isn’t necessary.

      It’s been decided that blacks fail because of whites, period. This is our state religion. Accept it or be branded a heretic.

      • LHathaway

        And of course, whites never fail. If they do (while it’s certainly nothing to consider) it must be because they deserved to fail or because setting them back is necessary in order to make up for past injustice.

      • FeuerSalamander

        I feels you mang

    • Pilgrim786

      My grandparents, first of their name to get an education, were taught by white, British teachers.

      Pity the poor civil engineer and the barrister never realized how the system had failed them.

  • Sloppo

    It becomes easier for students to believe “when they can look and see someone who looks just like them, that they can relate to,” said Kevin Gilbert, coordinator of teacher leadership and special projects for the Clinton Public School District in Clinton, Mississippi.

    Kevin has a point. Segregate schools based upon race … black teachers for black schools and white teachers for white schools. Problem solved.

  • DelmarJackson

    As a youngster, I always felt I could only learn and live up to my potential as a student if my teachers were female, young, with thick blonde hair, tight sweaters, short skirts, and liked to sit on the front of their desk and constantly cross legs while teaching the class. Due to the lack of such teachers in my formative school years, I have been held back by the system all my life. it is a national tragedy. Oy, yes, did I mention she needs to wear glasses and very low cut blouses and have a soft silky smooth voice. She also has very red lipstick and large sensous lips she licks a lot and often while grading papers, she will tap the pencil on her teeth as she is reviewing them. and she makes me stay behind and clean her erasers every day.
    Without such teachers for me to relate to, I was doomed. Why did the system fail me?
    WHY?

  • Jenny Star

    There are a lot of comments regarding the male-female imbalance in teaching, particularly in elementary schools. Two things are overlooked there – one is that, despite all efforts to deny it, women are drawn to careers that involve taking care of young children. School from kindergarten to sixth grade or so is at least 50% babysitting – the other half is teaching skills that any reasonably educated, patient person should be able to sit down with kids and get across to them. Therefore we all know why there is a “lack of diversity” otherwise.

    The other reason there is a lack of men in elementary teaching is that men are less likely to put up with the terrible pay in return for the petty infighting and general lack of gratitude when they can get a bit more education and move up to a higher level of teaching. As mentioned elsewhere in this thread, high school teachers are more likely to be men – at college professors are much more likely to be men. They have as much bs to deal with, but are at least paid more.

  • Truth Teller

    So the NEA, an organization of school teachers and administrators who are about 8o percent White women wants to affirmative action their hundreds of thousands of dues paying members out of a job. Ever read a nursing association news letter. ? Same thing, every issue has an article bemoaning the fact that the majority of nurses are White women. They want to put themselves out of work.

    I can see insanely hating Whites going after other Whites jobs, but going after their own jobs is just plain insanity. Part of the reason there are so few brown and black teachers is that they only teach a year or so before they get on the vast track to high paying admin jobs and don’t have to endure black and brown savages in the classroom,

  • Lee_CPA

    The blacks and politically correct whites keep regurgitating the same tired excuses as to the reason for the black / white achievement gap. And true to Einstein’s definition of insanity, they keep coming back to square one.
    Hey, NEA, you had black teachers teaching black students up through the 50’s. Blacks didn’t learn then and they don’t learn now. Integration destroyed thousands of white neighborhoods across the country and now, you want to finish off public education.
    Blacks should be thankful that any white person would want to step foot in a predominately black school.

  • hastings88

    It is difficult to find minimally qualified black and hispanic teachers. The relatively few successful minorities don’t want to deal with the behavior of their own young people, so they don’t apply for teaching jobs. (This despite the fact that teaching is a fairly lucrative and stable job.) That’s why we have to import Indians to do it in some cities.

  • Intrep1d

    Students should be able to learn from any teacher regardless of race. Teachers should teach their subject and be impartial to the race of their students. Am I missing something?

  • bilderbuster

    Mexican teachers in Mexico should be great role models.

  • dcc2379

    I’m a teacher, but I got a real degree first. Today’s teachers are overwhelmingly liberal, dumb, and lazy. Most teachers, like many softball degrees, have no real skills and high self-esteem to the point of nepotism. Because they’re ignorant and don’t know it, they’re a tough lot to deal with. When I went from my major to education, I was amazed by how little work and reading was required. Much of what passes for research involves small groups of student, like 5-10 students, studied with a small intervention. No matter what happens, students are not to blame.

  • Geo1metric

    Chinese consider them to be less than human.

  • Wasn’t she the one with the mansion?