Key Challenges to Cultivating Cultural and Racial Understanding in Classroom Dynamics

By Kyla Still and Dr. Benjamin M. Drury

Most educators in Chicago Public Schools are white and most students in their classrooms are not. On the surface, why would this be a problem? After all, aren’t teachers supposed to treat all students the same? Cultural and racial understanding within classrooms can pose a…



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