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CLE and LCR file statewide civil rights complaint against career & tech ed admissions policies in Massachusetts high schools

On February 2, 2023, the Center for Law and Education (CLE) and Lawyers for Civil Rights filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights for discrimination in the admissions policies used across Massachusetts to admit or reject students applying to career vocational technical education high schools and programs.  The complaint was […]

CLE Files Amicus Brief in Boston Exam School Case

CLE filed an amicus brief in Boston Parent Coalition v. School Committee of the City of Boston (1:21-cv-10330-WGY) in support of Defendants and Defendants-Intervenors. The focus of the amicus brief was on the need to ensure that the way the Court articulates the basis for its judgment does not leave room for interpretations of law that would […]

Right to High Quality Education

American Bar Association Calls for Action on Right to High-Quality Education(PDF) Press release announcing ABA’s adoption of three resolutions pertaining to securing the right of every child to a high-quality education. CLE co-director Paul Weckstein, as part of the ABA’s Commission on Youth at Risk, was the primary author of the resolutions and the respective […]