In the Antelope Valley, Black students and students with disabilities are systematically neglected, punished and criminalized under a locally-sanctioned system of discipline that violates state and federal laws and denies them their right to an education. Now those students and their families are suing the Antelope Valley Union High School District (AVUHSD) and asking theContinue reading “Lawsuit: Black and Disabled Students Suffer Discrimination & Banishment in Antelope Valley”
California Attorney General Rob Bonta today announced filing an amicus brief in Natomas Unified School District v. Sacramento County Board of Education urging the appellate court to overturn an unlawful expulsion of an elementary school student. “EJS is gratified to see the State of California reaffirm through the AG’s brief that expulsion is harmful, disproportionatelyContinue reading “EJS Reaction to Calif. AG Rob Bonta Brief in Natomas Unified Case Related to Discriminatory Expulsion of Student”
The Equal Justice Society, National Center for Youth Law, ACLU of Northern California, and ACLU of Southern California today filed an amicus brief (PDF) in a case related to the discriminatory expulsion of a student.