National Center for Youth Law

Litigation Strategies

Black Parallel School Board V. Sacramento City Unified School District

The suit alleges flagrant districtwide disability and race discrimination against students with disabilities, especially Black students. NCYL filed this lawsuit

J.N. V. Oregon Department of Education

Oregon fails to ensure that all children can attend a full day of school. Parents and advocates call for equal access to classrooms for students with disabilities

COPAA v. DeVos

This lawsuit filed on behalf of Council of Parents Attorneys and Advocates (COPAA) seeks to ensure timely compliance with an

Equal Rights Advocates et al v. DeVos

This lawsuit was filed on behalf of SurvJustice, Equal Rights Advocates, and Victim Rights Law Center, three national public interest

San Juan Unified School District Civil Rights Complaint

This civil rights complaint filed with the U.S. Department of Education on December 18, 2017 alleges Mira Loma High School

Alicia B. V. Dannel Malloy

This Superior Court lawsuit contends that the sub-standard alternative education offered to expelled children, who are disproportionately students of color,

Sanchez v. California Interscholastic Federation

This case filed in Trinity County, California Superior Court involved the rights of homeless youth to fully participate in school,

Jessica K. v. Eureka City School District

This federal civil rights lawsuit charges top officials in the Eureka City Schools District with allowing pervasive racial and sexual 

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