Teacher Jane Cornell works with young students on their storytelling skills during summer school at Mary D. Lang Kindergarten Center in Kennett Square, Pa., in July 2014. This past school year marked the first time that U.S. public schools had more minority students enrolled than white, a shift largely fueled by the growth in the numbers of Hispanic children.
Teacher Jane Cornell works with young students on their storytelling skills during summer school at Mary D. Lang Kindergarten Center in Kennett Square, Pa., in July 2014. This past school year marked the first time that U.S. public schools had more minority students enrolled than white, a shift largely fueled by the growth in the numbers of Hispanic children. Matt Rourke AP File Photo
Teacher Jane Cornell works with young students on their storytelling skills during summer school at Mary D. Lang Kindergarten Center in Kennett Square, Pa., in July 2014. This past school year marked the first time that U.S. public schools had more minority students enrolled than white, a shift largely fueled by the growth in the numbers of Hispanic children. Matt Rourke AP File Photo

Esther J. Cepeda: Do not expect less of minority students or teachers

August 16, 2015 9:37 AM