TITLE

Counselors To Help L.A. Students Deal With Issue Raised by Trails

AUTHOR(S)
M. L.
PUB. DATE
March 1993
SOURCE
Education Week;3/3/1993, Vol. 12 Issue 23, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the efforts made by the school board in Los Angeles, California, to bring community and civil-rights groups into schools to help students deal with the issues raised by two court cases related to 1992 riots. A board member, Warten T. Furutani, proposed the initiative because of "enormous concerns" about how the public might react to verdicts in the two cases. The board agreed to have the groups help prepare students before the verdicts with discussions, debate, and information to better understand and deal with all the related issues and responses. The groups are to work in partnerships with the teachers and school administrators. Other organizations that supported the resolution were the Asian Pacific Legal Center and the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund.
ACCESSION #
19122022

 

Related Articles

  • Judge Orders Home Instruction For Expelled Student.  // Education Week;3/9/1983, Vol. 2 Issue 24, p3 

    The article discusses the expulsion of Derrick Lee Stevens on the ground of drawing a penknife in a fight with another student. The Prince George's County, Maryland, school board has been ordered to provide home instruction to 8th-grade student expelled from school. However, Judge Vincent Femia...

  • N.C. Court Issues Ruling On Suspended Students.  // Education Week;2/18/1987, Vol. 6 Issue 21, p3 

    The article reports on the ruling of the North Carolina Court of Appeals that Juvenile-court judges cannot force local school boards to keep students in school if they have been suspended for violent behavior. This rule implemented in the case of Calvin Wayne Jackson Jr., a high school student...

  • Canadian Civil Liberties Association Wins Limits on Use of "Sonic Cannons".  // Canadian Hearing Report;2010, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p10 

    The article discusses the victory of Canadian Civil Liberties Association on the lawsuit against the use of Long Range Acoustic Devices (LRADs) loudspeaker systems or sonic canons.

  • Conn. Board To Pay Wages to Teacher In Sex-Bias Case.  // Education Week;4/27/1983, Vol. 2 Issue 31, p3 

    The article reports on the decision of the court that the school board has been ordered to pay wages to a female physical-education teacher in sex-bias case. The Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities found that female teacher was more qualified than the man selected to coach...

  • Parents Charge That Schools Segregate Hispanic Students.  // Education Week;10/17/1984, Vol. 4 Issue 7, p3 

    The article reports on the allegations filed by 7 parents of non-Hispanic students against the board education of Fallbrook Union Elementary School District for segregated schools operation in Fallbrook, California. The parents claimed on the existence of student deprivation from integrated...

  • Island Trees: No Decision.  // America;7/10/1982, Vol. 147 Issue 2, p24 

    The author reflects on the lawsuit filed by students of the Island Trees Union Free School District No. 26 in Long Island, New York against its school boards on their proposal to remove nine books from the school library. The author explores on the concern of the students concerning the Supreme...

  • Suit Alleging Racial Bias in Discipline Is Settled. P. C. // Education Week;11/24/1982, Vol. 2 Issue 12, p4 

    The article reports on the lawsuit filed against the school system of Jefferson County, Kentucky. The suit, Stevenson versus Board of Education, was filed in the U.S. district Court due to discrimination in disciplinary matters against black students. It was tentatively settled with the adoption...

  • AAUP Joins Lawsuit in Ideological Exclusion Case. Flower, Ruth // Academe;Mar/Apr2006, Vol. 92 Issue 2, p17 

    This article reports that the American Association of University Professors has joined other organizations and professor Tariq Ramadan in a lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union that challenges the constitutionality of a key provision of the Patriot Act, which has been used to bar...

  • Mother of dishonored honor student gets apology. Edney, Hazel Trice // New York Amsterdam News;12/27/2001, Vol. 92 Issue 52, p4 

    Reports on the accusation of a teacher to an honor student in Henrico county, Virginia. Suspension of the student when found guilty of petty larceny; Absence of evidence of intent to steal; Plan of the mother to file a lawsuit against the school.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of NEW JERSEY STATE LIBRARY

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics