A recent directive in the Plymouth-Canton Community Schools urges
administrators to scan resumes for "cues" that applicants are from a
minority racial group. Tip-offs can include job-seekers' residence,
college attendance, fraternity or church membership and employment
Nearly a quarter of Plymouth-Canton's nearly 19,000 students are
minorities, compared with less than 3 percent of its educational staff.
District officials say they want to close that gap while hiring the
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