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October 23, 2014, 1:39 am
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Springfield Schools Could Face Lawsuit Over Lack of Minority Teachers

The head of the Springfield NAACP branch says District 186 could face a lawsuit unless it does more to hire minority teachers.


Teresa Haley tells the State Journal-Register that the district is in violation of the 1976 federal consent decree that desegregated the city’s schools.


That decree calls for the teaching ranks to reflect the minority population of the city.


But right now, only 11-percent of teachers are minorities.


The district’s minority recruitment committee says that number would have to be more than 18-percent to meet the requirements of the consent decree.


Haley says the group is willing to give the next superintendent time to make improvements… but she says the problem can’t go on indefinitely.

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