Valley News Live obtained the data that’s in the middle of the controversy. We have numbers from the West Fargo and Fargo school districts spanning five years on suspensions and expulsions broken down by race and ethnicity.
Each of the 23 schools has a unique layout, drop-off lanes, parking lots and even the number of doors meaning that each school has a different set of rules for returning. Parents were sent home letters to make school a lot easier for them this school year.
As parents, students, administrators and district employees nervously eye the reopening of Fargo and West Fargo Public Schools under coronavirus pandemic rules, many are wondering if safety plans will offer enough protection.