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Hazleton school district defends record with Latinos in wake of voting rights lawsuit

In the wake of a lawsuit alleging discrimination, the Hazleton Area School District says it has been doing the best it can to serve the area’s growing Latino student population.

By Gabriela Martínez/WITF

Lawsuit seeks to overturn at-large voting system in Hazleton majority-Latino district

According to the complaint, nearly 66% of Hazleton Area School District’s student population in the 2022- 2023 school year were Hispanic.

By Gabriela Martínez/WITF

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