Cynthia Rice talks about Kern County and the disparities in discipline that students of color are faced with while in school. Also, featured is Emily DeRuy, the senior associate education editor at The Atlantic.
Latino and African American Students Continue to Fight for a right to an Education. The plaintiffs in a lawsuit to stop ethnically and racially discriminatory student discipline practices in Kern County high schools have filed an appeal against the State of California, which was excused as a defendant by the trial court.
CRLA's Cynthia Rice and Sahar Durali with a coalition of legal partners are protecting minority students from unjust educational conditions and discriminatory disciplinary practices in Kern County. The School District has repeatedly challenged the lawsuit but the court continues to rule in the students' favor.