AU on a mission to recruit more African-American teachers

Augusta University says they are on a mission to recruit more African-American male teachers.

It’s a big initiative by the university that is spreading statewide. There is research to prove this is needed.

According to AU, there is only one African-American male student teaching candidate of the 50 in their program.

But it’s not just AU trying to tackle this issue. Local principal Marcus Allen understands it all too well.

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