American Teachers Have Higher Expectations Of White And Asian American Students And Lower Ones For Black And Latino Ones

 “You teach English?”

I look up at the young man in front of me, white with shaggy brown hair, and late for class.

It was my first day teaching adjunct (part-time and untenured) at a new community college, and the students near the front of the room stopped talking because the young man was now standing in the aisle down the side of the room, looking me up and down.

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