Why Teach? Ethnic Minority College Students' Views on Teaching
"Fred" Ramirez, A. Y., Multicultural Education
I desired to become a teacher and receive a credential in special education. When I started to examine the number of years it would take to clear my credential, how the nation was demanding standardized testing for students who did not test well, and the low pay, I realized by the time I graduated with my Bachelors in biology then a Masters, I still would not be done with a cleared teaching credential.
This was a comment from a Latina female college student at a major university in Southern California when asked why she decided not to become a teacher. Her description and frustration concerning the teaching profession were consistent themes throughout the context of the …
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Publication information: Article title: Why Teach? Ethnic Minority College Students' Views on Teaching. Contributors: "Fred" Ramirez, A. Y. - Author. Magazine title: Multicultural Education. Volume: 17. Issue: 3 Publication date: Spring 2010. Page number: 29+. © 2005 Caddo Gap Press. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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