Studies show that students of color—as well as white students—benefit from having instructors of color. Diversity among Oregon teachers has increased over the decades, but there’s still a need for ethnically diverse faculty.
The pressures of assignments, puberty—plus juggling extracurriculars, and home life—can make it hard to be a kid in school. And even more so if you’re a student of color. Here’s why inclusive curriculums are essential for student learning environments.