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According to the Detroit Free Press these 15 schools have the worst teacher-student racial gap in Michigan.

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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.

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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
Flint Schools 76% 21% -55
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?

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