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SEEKING SWF: Teaching jobs in reformist apparatus trending white (edushyster.com)
Another of the effects of the corporate reform agenda, the whitening (and youth-ing) of the education labor force - at least to the extent that these folks stay in the profession for very long. A response to job crises among MBA and recent high-achieving college graduates: seek employment in sectors historically left to others?
"Chicago is not the only place where Education Reform, Inc. is quickly reshaping the teaching force into one that is fresher and more innovative younger and whiter. In urban areas across the country, middle-aged, middle class African American teachers are being pushed out to make room for the flavor of the day: vanilla." READ MORE...