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English gives remarks on threats to teacher diversity

AFT-Maryland President Marietta English delivered impassioned remarks at the National Press Club on Tuesday Morning. The program, sponsored by The American Federation of Teachers and Howard University School of Education, examined the impact federal policy has on teacher diversity.

In her remarks, President English acknowledged the important work historically black colleges and universities as well as other minority servicing institutions do in preparing and training the next generation of diverse teachers.

President English wore two hats at the event, not only being leader of AFT-Maryland but also as president-elect of the National Alliance of Black School Educators.

For more on the distinguished panel and highlights for the program, read "AFT event highlights threats to teacher diversity" at

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