Department Of Education Investigating Alleged Discrimination At Wolf Point School District

Federal investigators are in northeast Montana this week looking into alleged racial discrimination in public schools.

Three investigators from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights’ Seattle region spent Monday speaking with Wolf Point School District administrators and families.

Their visit stems from a federal complaint filed by the Fort Peck Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes in June 2017 that alleged widespread discrimination against Native American students.

Examples from the complaint include school administrators segregating students based on race instead of academic ability, Native students being bullied for long, traditional hair and kicking Native girls off the high school basketball team because they had babies while white players were

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