According to the Detroit Free Press these 15 schools have the worst teacher-student racial gap in Michigan.
As schools become more and more diverse the teachers continue to remain white. It is important that students have a balance of teachers as they progress through their education career and these schools are failing to meet the teacher diversity mark. Check out these districts and the racial gap of teachers to students.
|District name||Percent black students||Percent black teachers||Racial gap teachers to students|
|Westwood Heights Schools||84%||11%||-73|
|Westwood Community School District||77%||17%||-60|
|South Redford School District||75%||6%||-70|
|Romulus Community Schools||71%||16%||-55|
|Redford Union Schools, District No. 1||66%||7%||-58|
|Oak Park School District||96%||40%||-57|
|Mount Clemens Community School District||67%||8%||-59|
|Harper Woods School District||93%||25%||-68|
|Ferndale Public Schools||64%||10%||-54|
|Eastpointe Community Schools||74%||4%||-70|
|Clintondale Community Schools||62%||8%||-53|
|Bridgeport-Spaulding Community School District||65%||9%||-56|
|Benton Harbor Area Schools||92%||29%||-63|
|Beecher Community School District||92%||36%||-56|
What are your thoughts? How can the state improve on this?