Washington School District Says Asians Aren’t ‘Students of Color’, Now Counted With White Students

A school district in Washington has sparked controversy after excluding Asians from a category that denoted “students of color” in a performance report.

North Thurston Public Schools (NTPS) , which oversees 22 schools and some 16,000 students, instead lumped Asian and White students together, hoping that it would boost the growth rate of underperforming groups.…

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