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Complaint filed against Durham Public Schools for high suspension rates of kids with disabilities

One day last June, Tyree Barrett, a skinny, dimply-faced 16-year-old enrolled in summer classes at Hillside High School in Durham, raised his hand to ask to use the bathroom. He occasionally made this request, owing to his Type 1 diabetes, which affects his mood and requires constant blood-sugar monitoring. Tyree hadn’t eaten lunch yet and […]