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The challenges of teaching

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Students in public schools across the country are increasingly racially and ethnically diverse, yet their teachers are not, according to the Center for American Progress.

The liberal think tank estimates that students of color make up almost half of the public school population but teachers of color represent only 18 percent of the teaching profession.

This is an emotional and difficult subject to discuss.

Depending on how one couches the legitimate point that America’s teachers should reflect the diversity of…

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