Academic Impacts of Highly Effective Teachers of Color: A Literature Review
The Importance of Teachers of Color
Policy makers argue for more teachers of color in American classrooms for three major reasons:
- Teachers of color produce better academic results for students, notably students of color.
- Teachers of color provide positive effects on teaching and the classroom.
- Teachers of color provide needed teachers in hard-to-staff schools.
Villegas, A.M., & Irvine, J.J. (2010)
Study Finds GYO Teachers Exemplary
OER Associates, an external evaluator, conducted a study of GYO teachers currently working in classrooms. The study aims to describe and explore the strengths and challenges of GYO teachers. Results illustrate the capability and skillfulness of GYO teachers among all of the consortia.
Rockford GYO Fundraising Strategies
Rockford GYO has provided information about using a local business (in this case, Applebee's) to provide a fundraiser setting.
The included links provide PDFs describing a "Flapjack Fundraiser" offered by the restaurant.