SF Unified School District has a shortage of white students


San Francisco Unified School District is struggling to reflect the diversity of its residents in the classroom.

The noticeable absence of White students enrolled in the city’s public school system — currently tallied at 14 percent, despite 42 percent of San Francisco’s population identifying as caucasian, according to the San Francisco Chronicle — is boggling to host Chip Franklin. Especially, since San Francisco’s 72 elementary schools exceed the state average in math and english proficiency!

He and Nikki Medoro took a closer look at what was driving the shocking numbers and debated what factors were the leading causes behind White parents fleeing to private schools.

Listen to their conversation below.

 

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