Student Safety, Equity Amoung Topics at OPRF Town Hall

Administrators said they are pursuing several initiatives and programs to not only attract minority candidates to better align staff demographics with those of the students, but also are studying the placement of students of color in honors-level and AP courses.

“A few years ago, our school had gotten into a program, Equal Opportunity Schools, to help us identify what were the equity disparities that we see in those classes and to set a number to achieve parity in those courses,” [Assistant Superintendent Greg] Johnson said. “Over the past few years, we’ve seen increases, not enormous, but steady increases.”

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