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Effective Anti-Racist Education Requires More Diverse Teachers, More Training

Travis Bristol, an assistant professor of education at the University of California at Berkeley, explains how teacher training and the presence of Black teachers can help reshape education.
Black Students Matter demonstrators march en route to a rally at the Department of Education in Washington, D.C., on June 19. Source: Tom Williams

In the wake of ongoing protests for racial justice, young people in America are demanding change from their schools.

Petitions are circulating all over the country in support of creating anti-racist education. One petition, written by alumni of Xavier College Preparatory in calls on the district to "review and advance its curriculum, goals, and objectives as they related to social justice, diversity, equity, and inclusion."

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