Black Students Were Cast as Slaves in New York Teacher’s Mock ‘Auctions,’ State Finds

The school enrolls students in pre-kindergarten through eighth grade

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Mock slave auctions at a private school in Bronxville, New York, in which white students were urged by a fifth grade teacher to bid on black classmates, "had a profoundly negative effect" on the children, a state investigation found.

The New York State Attorney General's Office on Wednesday announced its findings in the probe into the incidents in March at The Chapel School, and said the school has agreed to diversify its staff and student body, NBC News reported.

The school enrolls students in pre-kindergarten through eighth grade, 43 percent of whom are minorities, according to the school.  

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