Eye on Education

Feds: Northeastern School District Failed to Stop Racial Discrimination

It started with a drawing of a person hanging from a noose in a student’s locker with the words, “’Get Ready 2 Die,’ followed by a racial slur.” Things in the Northeastern school district, a 3,700-student district near Dayton, escalated from there.

A federal investigation found that the Northeastern Local School District failed to adequately investigate, effectively address and prevent recurrences of significant racial harassment of African-American students.
To settle the complaint filed with the U.S. Department of Justice, the district agreed to a settlement that involves more than 100 requirements designed to revise Northeastern’s policies over the next three years.

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