. Native American Kindergarten Student Punished for Having Long Hair « JO LEE MAGAZINE

NATIVE NEWS ONLINE On November 11, 2021, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Texas filed a complaint to the United States Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights on behalf of Paola Torres and Daniel Rodriguez. They’re the parents of J.R., a 5-year-old kindergarten student who has been penalized with in-school suspension, isolated from his peers, for having long hair while attending Martinez Elementary School. “We filed a complaint with the US Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights because they have the power to investigate any civil rights violation in any school that receives federal funding.”

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