Some districts trying to recruit a more diverse faculty say they are fighting a perception that their schools are entirely white, their students well-heeled, and their parents pushy.
“I don’t know if people really think of the diversity of suburban schools,” said Henry Turner, the principal of Bedford High School. Turner is black.
Christopher Zellner is one of the few teachers of color at Bedford High School. He is talking with student Hemant Acharya.