Cape Henlopen School District to discuss diversity progress

LEWES, Del. – In Lewes, members of the Community Minority Liaison Committee will be meeting with the Cape Henlopen School District to discuss the progress they’ve made so far to help better serve their minority students.¬†Committee members say the school’s superintendent along with other officials will be in attendance to discuss the district’s 2018-2019 plan to hire more minority teachers, as well as discussing their disciplinary actions against minority students.
Members also tell us that they’re hoping to discuss strategies and methods to improve the achievement gap between minority students to make sure they succeed.

“All children have a right to a free and public education as well as being able to identify with educators as well as administrators that look like them,” said co-founder of the Community Minority Liaison Committee, Hattie Bull.

Bull adds that the the public is invited to attend the meeting at the Friendship Baptist church in Lewes at 7 PM.

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