No. Almost one-third of all public charter schools are led by persons of color. This figure is smaller when compared to the most recent census of all traditional public schools in 2006-2007. At that time, there were over 2,300 principals in North Carolina of which 8.5% were black men, 15% were black women and less than 1% were Hispanic.
Traditional public school principals 72.7% white, 25.2% black, 2.8% other
Charter school principals are 65.6% white, 31.7% black, 5.8% other
Almost one-third of all public charter schools are led by persons of color. According to DPI data for the 2018-19 school year, 31.7% of public charter school principals identify as black, compared to 25.2% in traditional public schools.
According to the latest annual report from the Office of Charter Schools, over 45% of the total public charter student population identifies as students of color.
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