Equity & Discrimination

Privacy Matters v. U.S. Department of Education

Legal compalint by Alliance Defending Freedom on behalf of Privacy Matters on September 7, 2016 in U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota against the U.S. Departments of Education and Justice and Independent School District No. 706, alleging school district's policy of allowing transgender student access to girls' locker room, which is based on ED/DOJ's joint guidance, violates fermale students' constitutional rights, including the right to privacy.

M.A.B. v. Board of Educ. Talbot Cnty.

On joint motion for stay, district court administratively closes subject to being reopened, if necessary, by either party. The parties are directed to file a joint status report on or before January 13, 2017.

Key Federal Agency Guidance 2008-2017

Key Federal Agency Guidance Affecting Schools November 2008 - February 2017. 

G.G. v. GCSB, No. 16-1733 (4th Cir. Jul.6, 2016)

GCSB emergency motion to stay enforcement of the district’s court order granting G.G.’s motion for a preliminary injunction allowing G.G. to use the boys’ restroom at school.

G.G. v. GCSB, No. 16-1733 (4th Cir. filed Jul. 4, 2016)

Fourth Circuit panel, in a 2-1 split, denied GCSB’s emergency motion seeking to stay enforcement of the district court’s preliminary injunction pending GCSB interlocutory appeal to the Fourth Circuit of the district court’s issuance of the preliminary injunction.  

Berger v. U.S. Dep't of Justice/North Carolinans for Privacy

Order denying Berger’s motion to consolidate suit with McCrory v. United States denied. Court sua sponte transferred case to U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina.

G.G. v. GCSB

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District order denying school board's motion for a stay of the preliminary injunction allowing G.G. access to the boys' bathroom at school until the court decision on the merits of the student's claims.

Diversity efforts upheld by U.S. Supreme Court

In a 4-3 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court today recognized the educational benefits of diversity. At issue in the case of Fisher v. University of Texas was whether a race-conscious admissions policy designed to enhance diversity is constitutional and if diversity constitutes a valid educational goal. The Court upheld the University's policy.

NSBA Applauds Supreme Court Decision to Uphold Public Education Diversity Efforts

Alexandria, Va. (June 23, 2016) – The National School Boards Association (NSBA), the leading advocate for public education, upholds equity and diversity as an important part of its mission. NSBA applauds today’s U.S. Supreme Court decision which upheld the principle that there is an educational interest in the benefit of diversity for all students. 

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