National Center for Youth Law

Litigation Strategies

Freeman v. County of Riverside

Prior to passing California Senate Bill 190 (SB 190), counties throughout the state charged fees to families for administrative costs

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

Sigma Beta XI v. County of Riverside

This lawsuit alleges that Riverside County, California, through its Probation office, targets, ensnares, and discriminates against children by stripping them

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,

Texas Education Agency Administrative Complaint

This complaint concerns the unlawful practice of thirteen Texas school districts forcing their most vulnerable students out of school through

Antioch Unified School District Settlement

This agreement addresses the District’s failure to identify, evaluate and provide special education services and supports to African American students

Loleta Schools Civil Rights Complaint

This civil rights complaint filed with the U.S. Department of Education on December 18, 2013 alleges continuing racial discrimination by

Dallas County Truancy Court

This civil rights complaint filed with the U.S. Department of Justice on June 12, 2013, concerns a particularly harmful aspect

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