Reducing Discipline Disparities by Expanding the Black Teacher Pipeline: A Descriptive Analysis of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District

  title={Reducing Discipline Disparities by Expanding the Black Teacher Pipeline: A Descriptive Analysis of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District},
  author={John A. Williams and Alicia Davis and Bettie Ray Butler},
  journal={The Urban Review},
There is now a burgeoning of literature that addresses the effects of teacher racial identity on school discipline. Scholars have recently found evidence to support the hypothesis that exposure to Black teachers can significantly reduce suspensions for same-race identity students; this being particularly true for Black students in North Carolina at all grade levels. Still, additional inquiries are required to explicate how this can be implemented into reality, with a limited Black teacher… 

The Influence of Teacher Discipline on Teaching Effect and Students’ Psychology in Universities and the Normative Suggestions for Discipline Behavior

  • Z. An
  • Education
    Frontiers in Psychology
  • 2022
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