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TitleThe colors of excellence [electronic resource] : hiring and keeping teachers of color in independent schools / Pearl Rock Kane, Alfonso J. Orsini, editors
Imprint New York : Teachers College Press, c2003
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Descript viii, 166 p


Introduction, Answering the call / Pearl Rock Kane -- Need for teachers of color in independent schools / Pearl Rock Kane and Alfonso J. Orsini -- Silent years / Chad Cooper -- Dirty knees / Shafia Zaloom -- Context for understanding faculty diversity / Alfonso J. Orsini -- My chance encounter with independent schools / Dennis Bisgaard -- Gifts from the Great Spirit / Melanie Sainz -- Findings from a national survey of teachers of color and from analysis of the NAIS database / Pearl Rock Kane and Alfonso J. Orsini -- Struggles and rewards / Reveta Bowers -- Excess baggage / Alexis Wright -- Best practices : an analysis of teacher diversity in eleven New York City independent schools / Kate Knopp ... [et al.] -- Should I stay or should I go now? / Lisa Arrastia -- How did I end up here? / Erik Resurreccion -- Three case studies : the Wingate School, the Quaker School, and Heights Academy / Dennis Bisgaard ... [et al.] -- Journey of an Indian American student and teacher / Pia Awal -- Affirming Hispanic co-workers in a school community / Susana Epstein -- Challenge of diversifying independent schools / Pearl Rock Kane and Alfonso J. Orsini

Minority teachers -- Employment -- United States Private schools -- United States -- Faculty Faculty integration -- United States Electronic books.


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