Teachers dance during a protest outside the state capitol in Raleigh, North Carolina on May, 16 2018.  Education funding has been a major concern in North Carolina in the last decade after the GOP-controlled legislature handed down steep cuts. (Photo by Logan Cyrus / AFP)
North Carolina Students Really Need Black and Brown Teachers

A diverse teaching staff can boost test scores and attendance for students of color. It can also be a matter of life or death.