Fresno Unified school board president Brooke Ashjian.
Fresno Unified school board president Brooke Ashjian. SILVIA FLORES FILE PHOTO
Fresno Unified school board president Brooke Ashjian. SILVIA FLORES FILE PHOTO

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  • Teachers of color help connect with students

    Jeff Copeland is one of only two black teachers at Sequoia Middle School in Fresno Unified.“You want to get people that are really passionate about kids, no matter what they look like. But it’d be great if they were people of color,” says Copeland, a Fresno State graduate.