McAuliffe calls for Virginia to 'diversify' teacher base, citing percentage of White teachers

Posted on AllSides November 1st, 2021
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Virginia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe called for the Old Dominion state to "diversify" its teacher base, lamenting that the commonwealth has proportionately more White teachers – and promising a program ostensibly aimed at attracting non-White teachers.

"We got to work hard to diversify our teacher base," McAuliffe said at a campaign event in Manassas Sunday. 

"Fifty percent of our students are students of color, 80% of the teachers are White, so what I’m going to do for you, we’ll be the first state in America," he continued. "If you go teach in...

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