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Public Schools Face Lawsuit Over Fees

Publié par Clifford Armion le 09/10/2010

Sam Dillon

"Public schools across the nation, many facing budget shortfalls, have been charging students fees to use textbooks or to take required tests or courses.

"Now a civil liberties group is suing California over those proliferating fees, arguing that the state has failed to protect the right to a free public education. Experts said it was the first case of its kind, and could tempt parents in other states to file similar suits.

"In the suit, to be filed in a state court in Los Angeles on Friday, the American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California names 35 school districts across California that list on their Web sites the fees their schools charge for courses including art, home economics and music, for Advanced Placement tests and for materials including gym uniforms."

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"Public Schools Face Lawsuit Over Fees", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), octobre 2010. Consulté le 28/02/2024. URL: https://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/public-schools-face-lawsuit-over-fees