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A Diverse Government from the Top Down Article
Mientras las comunidades de color continúan creciendo, es fundamental que todos los niveles del gobierno federal estén comprometidos y sean sensibles a sus necesidades y preocupaciones. Aumentar la diversidad en el Servicio Ejecutivo Superior para que refleje mejor la realidad de la opinión pública estadounidense aumentará la eficiencia y eficacia de nuestra democracia. (iStockphoto/Bike_Maverick)

A Diverse Government from the Top Down

The Obama administration’s plan to make the federal government more inclusive has to focus on increasing representation in the senior ranks, says Jennifer Rokosa.

Jennifer Rokosa

More Diverse Teachers for More Diverse Schools Article
A teacher gestures in front of her class at P.S. 262 school in New York City. Research shows that students of color enjoy greater rates of academic success  when they are taught by teachers of color, which makes it increasingly  important for us to fix the teacher workforce’s low diversity as our  demography evolves. (AP/Seth Wenig)

More Diverse Teachers for More Diverse Schools

Jennifer Rokosa explains why the nation’s demographic shifts are already pointing to the need for more teachers of color to work with the growing numbers of nonwhite students.

Jennifer Rokosa