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Disproportionate discipline of Native students in Montana shown in report echoes national trend

 

December 9, 2019



The disproportionate school punishments for American Indian students highlighted in an ACLU report released Monday aren't new. They're reflected in previous federal data sets from throughout the 2010s.

The Montana data mirrors similar disparities across the nation; black, Hispanic and American Indian students are all more likely than white students to be suspended, arrested or expelled.

https://billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/disproportionate-discipline-of-native-students-in-montana-shown-in-report/article_0bee3f7f-6dd3-51bc-809d-9d0f816b459c.html

 

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