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Does Teacher Diversity Matter in Student Learning?

“Research shows that students, especially boys, benefit when teachers share their race or gender. Yet most teachers are white women.” Claire Cain Miller reports on several studies about the impact of teacher gender and race on student achievement.  While training…

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More Men Are Taking ‘Women’s’ Jobs, Usually Disadvantaged Men

Claire Cain Miller reports on a study at Rutgers found that black, Hispanic, less educated, poor and immigrant men are moving into the lower-status jobs that women mostly did.

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