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Schools aim to recruit minority educators
But they cant hire on basis of race or set quotas
W Charles Wilson
Bulloch County Superintendent of Schools Charles Wilson
The number of black teachers and administrators in the Bulloch County Schools has increased from 11 percent of the school system’s total workforce with teaching certificates in 2012-13 to 14.2 percent this school year. But an educator workforce that is 84 percent white still does not closely resemble the diversity of the children in the classrooms. A Georgia Department of Education report in March showed that 5,074 of the Bulloch County Schools’ 10,370 students, or 49 percent, were nonwhite.
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