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    by Nicole Fruge posted October 9, 2012

    Nine-year-old Tenyia Cannon greets Cicely Day. Some studies suggest students of color perform better academically when their teachers look like them. —Ramin Rahimian for Education Week

    Teacher Cicely Day is greeted by Tenyia Cannon, 9, one of her 3rd grade students at PLACE at Prescott school in Oakland, California, Wednesday, October 3, 2012. Ramin Rahimian for Education Week

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