Lobato v. Colorado

Colorado Supreme Court Fails to Provide Remedy for Underserved Students in Landmark School Finance Case ELL and low-income students will remain hostage to an arbitrary and irrational funding system for Colorado schools DENVER,...

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Mendoza v. Tucson Unified School District

MALDEF filed this desegregation case on behalf of Latino parents and students in 1974. In 1978, after the trial court found that effects of past intentional segregation remained in the District, the parties settled the case...

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Morales v. Shannon

This class action lawsuit was filed in 1970 by Ms. Genoveva Morales on behalf of her children against the Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District at the height of the Latino civil rights movement. In 1975, the United...

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Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund