'Santa Rosa City Schools has run afoul of California Department of Education regulations because of an imbalance in the racial and ethnic makeup of the students in a particular special education category.
Of the 5,244 white students in the district's general education middle and high school enrollment in 2010-11, 1.4 percent were classified as emotionally disturbed. In the same year, just .4 percent of Latino students — 16 out of 4,418 — were in the same category.'
Yes, you read that right. Not enough students of color have been identified as emotionally disturbed, so the Santa Rosa School District has to pay out of general funds to 'remedy the problem.'
Social equity. Gotta love it.
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