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Education’s changing face

Suburban Boston districts becoming more diverse, but teacher workforce lags behind

When Sung Hwa Chang was growing up in Everett, the Korean-American was one of the few students of color in a predominantly Irish and Italian community.

By 2009, however, when Chang returned to teach biology at Everett High School, Haitians, Moroccans, Vietnamese, and other students of color outnumbered white students in the classrooms.

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