Jim
Paterson


Jim is an experienced writer and the former head of a school counseling department in a school with a high immigrant population. He has written for the Washington Post, USA Today Weekend, Parent magazine, Baltimore Magazine, Hopkins magazine, Washingtonian and a number of other national education publications.

Articles by Jim

Closing the Diversity Gap

New research sheds light on how to inspire, recruit and retain teachers of color.

A Case for Acculturation

It’s time to update the way we think—and talk—about immigrant students.
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Abolitionists William Still, Sojourner Truth, William Loyd Garrison, unidentified male and female slaves, and Black Union soldiers in front of American flag

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