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Hawaiian and Pacific Islander students are suspended more days than U.S. average

  • JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Amir Whitaker, left, civil rights attorney for the ACLU of Southern California; Darcia Forester, deputy public defender with the state Public Defenders Office; and Heidi Armstrong, assistant superintendent of the Office of Student Support Services at the DOE, spoke June 6 during a ACLU of Hawaii panel as Rae Shih moderated. They discussed the current landscape of the state’s public schools.

  • PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY MARTHA HERNANDEZ / MHERNANDEZ@STARADVERTISER.COM

Students in Hawaii miss nearly twice as many school days due to suspensions as their peers nationally. Read more

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