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July 28, 2014 8:41 AM

Southwest Fresno leaders criticize hiring of white teacher for Gaston school's cultural studies

With just weeks before the new Rutherford B. Gaston Middle School opens in southwest Fresno, community and church leaders are calling on Fresno Unified School District to reconsider its hiring of a white teacher to instruct African-American, Latino and Southeast Asian studies there.

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