Monthly Archives: August 2012

Parents and Doctors Sue Clovis Unified School District Over Sex Education

FRESNO, CA – Today parents and physicians sued the Clovis Unified School District over its high school abstinence-only-until-marriage sex education. The lawsuit charges that the district is violating California law and putting teens’ health at risk by teaching students misinformation…

ACLU, Allies to Ask California Supreme Court to Continue Teacher Layoff Protections for Students at 45 Los Angeles Schools

LOS ANGELES – Attorneys representing students and parents at three struggling Los Angeles schools released the following statement in response to the California Court of Appeal’s decision earlier today in Reed vs. UTLA. The following statement is from Catherine Lhamon,…

School District Agrees to Ensure Equal Opportunity for English Learners

Major civil rights organizations have reached a settlement agreement with the Dinuba Unified School District (DUSD) to ensure that young English learners have an equal chance to succeed. The agreement, which was finalized at a school board meeting last week,…

Non-Legal Internships Fall 2012

There are currently no non-legal internships available. Please check back on this page in late November. The ACLU is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and encourages women, people of color, persons with disabilities, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals…

Escondido’s Special Events Permitting Ordinance Unconstitutionally Restricts Free Speech

The City of Escondido’s law requiring the public to apply for a permit two months in advance of their special event violates the First Amendment, said the ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties in a letter sent to the…