Thursday, August 26, 2010

Ward Connerly Group Dismisses Bias Suit After Settlement With LAUSD

Metropolitan News-Enterprise
Thursday, August 26, 2010
By a MetNews Staff Writer

An organization led by anti-affirmative action activist—and former University of California regent—Ward Connerly said yesterday it had dismissed a lawsuit charging the Los Angeles Unified School District with illegally assigning teachers to schools on the basis of race.
The Pacific Legal Foundation, which represented Connerly’s American Civil Rights Foundation—said it dismissed the action after concluding a settlement with LAUSD.
“Using race to assign teachers to schools teaches the wrong lesson—that people are defined by their race,” PLF attorney Joshua P. Thompson said.

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