The case for a more
Forum, May 11, 2014
Chris Morris, illustrator; Mary Lou Sneyd, designer
An editorial makes the case for more minority teachers as a way to inspire minority students. An excerpt:
While 48 percent of America’s public school students are minorities — the majority are Hispanic — just 18 percent of America’s teachers are minority as well, according to a disturbing report coauthored by a liberal Washington-based
think tank, the Center for American Progress, and the National Education Association, the nation’s largest teachers union.
Read the full editorial here.
We do these editorial pages on a pretty fast turn, and Chris is always up to the challenge. Mary Lou’s structure takes full advantage of the illustration.