U.S. to Investigate Discrimination Against Native Students on Montana Reservation

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U.S. to Investigate Discrimination Against Native Students on Montana Reservation

January 4, 2019 | Annie Waldman , Erica L. Green | New York Times (NYT) , ProPublica
In a Dec. 28 letter, sent hours after The New York Times and ProPublica published an investigation into racial inequities in the district, the department’s Office for Civil Rights notified the lawyer representing the tribal executive board.
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Mount Vernon schools to overhaul special ed department per court agreement

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Mount Vernon schools to overhaul special ed department per court agreement

June 13, 2018 | Colleen Wilson | Journal News (NY)
The city school district has agreed to hire a monitor and make sweeping changes to its special education department, according to a settlement that has ended a five-year legal battle started by several families of children with special needs.
Tags: Disability Rights | Education

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N.H. study shows certain groups of students more likely to be kicked out of school

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N.H. study shows certain groups of students more likely to be kicked out of school

October 8, 2016 | Lola Duffort | Concord Monitor (NH)
A recent University of New Hampshire Carsey School of Public Policy studyfound that male students, students of color, students with disabilities, and homeless students were much more likely than their peers to experience exclusionary discipline.
Tags: Education | Schools: Discipline