Wednesday, November 2, 2005

5% of Clarksville students and 1% of teachers are Hispanic

The The Clarksville Leaf Chronicle reports that 5% of Clarksville public school students are Hispanic, and 1% of the teachers are Hispanic. The article discusses a recent state report regarding the relative diversities of the student and teacher populations.

"A recent report from the state Department of Education has found that school systems across Tennessee do not reflect the diversity of their student populations."

"In Clarksville-Montgomery County schools ... Hispanics make up about 5 percent of the student population, but less than 1 percent of teachers are Hispanic — 15 systemwide."

Full Leaf Chronicle article

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