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More than 130 people have died in San Diego County jails since 2009, the year Bill Gore took over as sheriff. That’s an average higher than one inmate per month, every month, over the past 10 years
More than two years after an independent audit raised alarm bells about special-ed classes, youth advocacy groups don’t see change coming without legal action
Stephen’s teachers started sending him to the separate room when he was in first grade.
Now 10, Stephen has been diagnosed with autism and anxiety. His mom said that when he got frustrated and behaved in ways teachers found disruptive – breaking pencils, blurting out or crumpling paper – educators swiftly removed him from the classroom, sending him to a room where he would sit the rest of the day without access to school work.
There is an anonymous mass grave at the Russian River Cemetary in Ukiah, for the unclaimed remains of patients who died at the Mendocino State Hospital in Talmage, which was open from 1893 to 1972. Monday was the 17th annual Remembrance Day Ceremony for the unknown number of people buried all across California, some in mass graves like the one in Ukiah, and some in small neglected cemetaries.
On Tuesday, four advocacy groups filed a federal lawsuit accusing the Sacramento City Unified School District of running “an unlawful school system that results in modern-day segregation and mistreatment of students with disabilities, particularly Black students with disabilities.”
he Sacramento City Unified School District was hit with a lawsuit filed by advocacy groups over allegations that the school district is discriminated against students with disabilities. According to the suit, the district “segregates students with disabilities and denies them the opportunity to be educated alongside their peers.”
The Sacramento City Unified School District faces allegations of “flagrant discrimination” against students with disabilities.
Sacramento City Unified School District is being sued by advocacy groups who claim the district is discriminating against students with disabilities.
A coalition of nonprofit advocacy groups filed a lawsuit Tuesday in federal court against the Sacramento City Unified School District, alleging that the district discriminates against students with disabilities, especially black students.
A coalition of nonprofit advocacy groups, on behalf of the Black Parallel School Board and three students, filed a lawsuit Sept. 5 against the Sacramento City Unified School District (SCUSD), Superintendent Jorge A. Aguilar, and others.