Posts in Education Equity Project
PARENTS OF NTA ELEMENTARY SUE CPS FOR RACIAL DISCRIMINATION IN CLOSING A TOP-PERFORMING SCHOOL

Attorneys with Chicago Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and LAF filed a lawsuit on behalf of parents and community groups alleging that CPS violated the Illinois Civil Rights Act and the Illinois School Code when it decided to move forward with their plan to close and convert National Teachers Academy Elementary School (NTA) is a top-performing school.

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School Administrators Failed to Intervene and Retaliated Against Student in Racial Bullying Case, Say Civil Rights Lawyers

In a lawsuit filed yesterday with the U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois a Black family represented by Chicago Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Schiff Hardin LLP is alleging that school administrators acted with deliberate indifference to racial harassment and deprived their daughter of her right to an education. 

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