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Antioch Unified School District agrees to review disciplinary practices

March 26, 2015
ANTIOCH — Following threats of a lawsuit over disparities in the way students with disabilities and students of color are disciplined, the Antioch Unified School District has agreed to allow a third-party review its disciplinary practices and special education program.…

Homeless H.S. Student Can Play Sports

March 12, 2015
WEAVERVILLE, Calif. (CN) – Attorneys settled the case of a boy who became homeless after his mother died and fled an abusive father and was denied the right to play play high school sports because he got his mother’s death date wrong on his hardship…

ECS board looking at campus climate survey agreement

March 11, 2015
After settling a discrimination lawsuit, Eureka City Schools is set to take the first step in obtaining its post-lawsuit “report card” today at the regular meeting of its Board of Education.…

Truancy Courts In Texas Failing Students Claims Study

March 5, 2015
MyFoxHouston – Some call it “tough love” and in Texas there’s a hefty supply. Miss more than ten days of school and truants in the Lone Star State are launched rapidly into the adult justice system.