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Equity Alert: A look at the state of teacher diversity in New York
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Despite bodies of research that show access to diverse teachers is important for all students and efforts to improve diversity across the state, this new analysis shows that between the 2018-2019 and 2021-2022 school years, New York did not move the needle on cultivating a more diverse teacher workforce.