School district addressing school diversity

School district addressing school diversity
Local News

By Randy Wyrick

EAGLE COUNTY — Eagle County schools are dominated by two ethnic groups — Hispanic and white — and if a schools’s student body is dominated by one or another, the school district wants to take steps to shift it.The school district wants that percentage to be no higher than 75 percent at each school in the next five years.Superintendent Jason Glass is taking the lead on increasing diversity.“It’s a timely topic. The school district is responsible for the demographics in all its schools, not just one school,” Glass said.By 2020, the ethnic enrollment of each school will be made up …

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