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January 13, 2014

Judge Approves End to Little Rock Desegregation Settlement

The agreement sets an end date for nearly $70 million in desegregation aid that Arkansas pays to Little Rock and two other school districts.

December 13, 2013

Kansas City, Mo., Schools Ask Court to Hold Off on Student Transfer Law

The Kansas City school district will ask a court to stop transfers out of the district, mandated by a 1993 law, while the Missouri Board of Education considers a pending request to grant the district provisional accreditation.

November 15, 2013

Arkansas Reaches Possible End of Desegregation Settlement, Payments

Arkansas and three school districts, including Little Rock, have agreed to a proposal that could end a decades-old desegregation settlement.

October 15, 2013

Nashville Student Assignment Case Turned Down by Supreme Court

The high court rejected an appeal from African American parents that a student assignment plan for the district led to resegregation of the school district.

July 24, 2013

Buena Vista, Inkster Districts Will Be Dissolved

Two bankrupt school districts in Michigan will be dissolved in accordance with a new state law, and students will be sent to other districts.

April 15, 2013

School District's Voting Rights Called Into Question

A law suit against a Los Angeles school district claims at-large election process illegally obstructs Latinos' voting clout.

March 21, 2013

Georgia Supreme Court Will Review Governor's Suspension of School Board Members

The Georgia Supreme Court will determine the constitutionality of a Georgia law that allowed governor Nathan Deal to suspend six of the school board's nine members.

August 27, 2012

Suit: Calif. District Fails to Provide Comprehensive Sex Ed

A first-of-its-kind lawsuit accuses the Clovis Unified district of failing to uphold a 2003 law requiring sexual health education in public schools to be comprehensive, medically accurate, science-based, and bias-free.

July 30, 2012

Justice Dept. Will Track Pa. District, Resolving Sexual Assault Cases

The Allentown, Pa., school district will have to take a number of steps to better prevent and address sexual harassment to resolve a federal investigation into how it handled the sexual assaults by a 5th grade student on 6- and 7-year-old schoolmates.

July 12, 2012

ACLU of Michigan Files Complaint Against District

The 970-student Highland Park district has failed in its responsibility to teach its students to read, the organization contends.


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