Teacher Diversity and Learning
To the Editor:
Re “Students Thrive When Teachers Are Like Them” (The Upshot, front page, Sept. 11):
So now I have to apologize for being a white female teacher to the nonwhite students in my classes? News bulletin: My black and Asian and Hispanic and Native American students did as well as my white students. I treated them equally. I helped them as often. I laughed at their jokes, and they at mine, just as often. I phoned their parents if they were misbehaving just as often. I hu...