Buffalo Chief’s Remarks at Issue
Educators want racial comments probed.
The superintendent of the Buffalo, N.Y., schools has infuriated educators by suggesting that his black principals are not doing as good a job as their white colleagues.
James A. Williams, an African-American who has led the 43,000-student district for five months, said at a public breakfast meeting in October that black principals were not cooperating as fully in carrying out parts of his agenda as were white principals.
On another occasion, he remarked that in hiring teachers, “we’re not getting the number-one draft picks. We’re not...
This article is available to subscribers only.
To keep reading this article and more, subscribe now or start a 2-week FREE trial.
- Princeton Public School District, Princeton, NJ
- K-12 Teachers
- The International Educator, Multiple Locations
- Perspectives Charter Schools, Chicago, IL
- Director of School Support
- The Achievement Network, Multiple Locations
- Elementary Principal
- Forest Grove School District, Forest Grove, OR