With a teacher like me, ‘Would I have turned out better?’
The Hechinger Report
SEPTEMBER 9, 2019
Fellows receive monthly stipends that start at $450 and rise each year, up to $700, in an attempt to combat steep post-secondary dropout rates — 33 percent of black college students drop out after one year of college, often because of financial shortfalls. “We’re At Benjamin Franklin Elementary and Eleanor McMain Secondary, Nathaniel and Nathan Albert were inseparable. That uptick in the hiring of white teachers was counter to national trends.