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March 26, 2021

The Florida Star

Lawyers from Stroock working with Advocates for Justice filed a lawsuit on behalf of five families of young Black students who claimed that their children were removed from a Success Academy Charter School in Brooklyn because of their learning disabilities. Earlier this month, U.S. District Court Judge Frederic Block issued a judgment in favor of the families which ended the litigation “over the charter school network’s discriminatory practices designed to drive out students with disabilities through enforcement of unreasonably harsh disciplinary policies.” Additionally, the school was ordered to pay the families $2.4 million in damages.

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