Panel discusses efforts to recruit and retain more Black educators

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Heard On The Morning Show
Classroom in Agriculture Hall on UW-Madison's campus
UW System officials want the state to approve $38 million to modernize classrooms on campuses around the state. This 116 year old classroom in Agriculture Hall on UW-Madison’s campus is used for large enrollment classes in key areas like biochemistry, nutritional science, math and economics. Shamane Mills/WPR

Schools in Wisconsin – and around the nation – are grappling with a shortage of teachers. We examine persistent challenges compounded for Black teachers as districts try to recruit and retain more educators of color and diversify the workforce. A panel talks on the issue.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Courtney Everett Producer
  • Maria Lopez Technical Director
  • Bettina Love Guest
  • Demond Means Guest
  • Demetri Beekman Guest

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