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Tough Love

Bill Cosby talks about what teachers need to do better.

By Denise Kersten Wills

Bill Cosby made headlines in October when he urged teachers to do a better job of explaining to students the importance of the subjects they teach.

Bill Cosby

—Erinn

The comedian, best known as the beloved Dr. Huxtable from TV’s long-running hit The Cosby Show, has been outspoken in recent years about what the black community needs to do to close the racial achievement gap.

The Cos isn’t a classroom veteran, but neither is he a stranger to education—he holds master’s and doctorate degrees in the field.

We followed up with Cosby and asked him to explain his remarks.

http://www.teachermagazine.org/tm/articles/2007/01/01/04cosby.h18.html

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