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Native America Calling: Unequal discipline for Native students
Thursday, January 5, 2023

Unequal discipline for Native students
An investigative report in New Mexico finds Native students are expelled at a far greater rate than their white counterparts.

The report focuses on the public school district on the edge of the Navajo Nation with the highest percentage of Native students in the country.

Guests on Native America Calling
Today on Native America Calling, we’ll hear from Bryant Furlow, a New Mexico In-Depth reporter and member of ProPublica’s Local Reporting Network who pursued the story, as well as Native education experts about what the data means for students.

Dr. Wendy Greyeyes (Diné), assistant professor of Native American Studies at the University of New Mexico

Regis Pecos (Cochiti Pueblo), co-director of the Leadership Institute at the Santa Fe Indian School and former governor of Cochiti Pueblo.

If you have information that could help Bryant Furlow’s reporting, reach out via or Twitter @bryantfurlow.

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