Milestone Settlement in Higher Education Reached Between Students and University of California

The plaintiffs in Smith v. Regents of the University of California reached a historic settlement on May 14, 2021, with the University of California broadening access to UC campuses for students across the State by eliminating consideration of the SAT and ACT from admissions and scholarship decisions. Despite condemning the SAT and ACT as racist … Continue reading Milestone Settlement in Higher Education Reached Between Students and University of California

EJS and Co-Counsel Sue Sacramento School District Over the Segregation and Mistreatment of Students with Disabilities, Particularly Black Students with Disabilities

Know Your Rights: If you are a parent of a child with a disability within the Sacramento City Unified School District (SCUSD) and are experiencing similar concerns mentioned in this lawsuit, please contact the Disability Rights California confidential intake line at 1-800-776-5746, available 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Nov. 4 Community Meeting on … Continue reading EJS and Co-Counsel Sue Sacramento School District Over the Segregation and Mistreatment of Students with Disabilities, Particularly Black Students with Disabilities

New EJS Report: Breaking The Chains 2: The Preschool-To-Prison Pipeline Epidemic

The increasing trend of suspending students is part of a phenomenon known as the school-to-prison pipeline (“STPP”). Equal Justice Society’s previous publication, “Breaking The Chains”, explains the STPP as the process by which at-risk high school and middle school students are pushed out of learning environments and into the juvenile justice system. Our new report, … Continue reading New EJS Report: Breaking The Chains 2: The Preschool-To-Prison Pipeline Epidemic