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A new report about serious challenges facing children of color in Michigan finds that just a fraction of Black and Latino students have teachers who look like them.
Research shows that students of color are more likely to succeed if they have teachers and role models they can identify with racially or ethnically. But a report from the Michigan League for Public Policy found that while a third of Michigan students were children of color in the 2017-18 school year, more than 90 percent of teachers and 80 percent of administrators were white.
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