School district agreement seeks improved environment for native students

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The Del Norte Unified School District recently approved an agreement with the American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California to correct past discipline disparities and a pattern of peer racial harassment, particularly in relation to American Indian students. ”The ACLU determined that from 2002 to 2007 Native American students in the Del Norte Unified School District were disproportionately suspended and expelled from school,” stated the ACLU's