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Understanding Implicit Bias: What Educators Should Know.

  title={Understanding Implicit Bias: What Educators Should Know.},
  author={Cheryl Staats},
  journal={The American Educator},
As a profession, teaching is full of well-intentioned individuals deeply committed to seeing all children succeed. Touching innumerable lives in direct and indirect ways, educators uniquely recognize that our future rests on the shoulders of young people and that investing in their education, health, and overall well-being benefits society as a whole, both now and into the future. This unwavering desire to ensure the best for children is precisely why educators should become aware of the… 

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  • Education
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