News Story (Missouri)
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
April 16, 2018
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Tags: Minorities: Racial/Ethnic, School-to-Prison Pipeline, Schools: Discipline
Organizations mentioned/involved: Legal Services of Eastern Missouri (LSEM)
Three years ago, L.W. and his mother, S.W., sued the district, arguing that L.W. had received a “substantially different” and” inferior” education. Both mother and son are identified in court documents by their initials for privacy reasons. They were represented by Luz Henriquez, a lawyer with the Education Justice Program of Legal Services of Eastern Missouri, a nonprofit that represents low-income people for free.