Today dead-tree media offers a lesson in turning every concern into a racially charged hot mess.
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The newspaper still hasn't managed to move their thinking & argumentation past the quota system.
Take a peek . . .
"Over the last decade, demographics in the district shifted away from a white majority, according to data from the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. In 2012, 69% of district students were white compared to just over 51% last year, a decline of 18%. District leadership has remained noninclusive."
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OPINION AND COMMENTARY Minority school children in the Independence School District make up nearly half of the district's enrollment. But you'd be hard-pressed to find any representation for students of color among district leadership. Inclusion issues in Independence don't end there. The seven-member Independence City Council continues to lack diversity.