Thursday, October 4, 2007

Suit alleges Hawaii fails homeless kids

The state has failed so badly at helping homeless children get to and from public schools that federal courts should intervene in the situation, according to a class-action lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union and two other parties.

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Hawaii fails homeless kids

Suit: State denies homeless kids equal access to public education

A class-action lawsuit has been filed against state officials, claiming they are failing to provide homeless children with equal access to public education.

Don’t let red tape deny homeless children their education
The prospect of federal intervention should prompt the state and the Department of Education to resolve quickly.

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