Diversity in the classroom

Many suburban Boston school districts have become significantly more diverse, but their students are still primarily taught by white teachers.

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District
2001-2002
% Minority
students
2011-2012
% Minority
students
2011-2012
% Minority
teachers
Canton 16.1 23.2 5.2
Milton 22.3 30.4 7.9
Quincy 31.1 47.1 3.5
Sharon 11.7 30.3 2.9
Weymouth  8.3 17.7 0.2
State total 24.2 32.9 6.9

SOURCE: Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education