March 03, 2016

Settlement Requires New York School District to Appoint Ombuds

The Westbury School District on Long Island has settled a lawsuit filed by the State Attorney General alleging discrimination against undocumented students.  The remedial measure imposed on the District include the appointment of an Ombudsman, "who will provide new internal oversight over enrollment and academic placement policies within the district." 

No further details regarding the new Ombuds have been released. (AGNY Press Release; NY Times.)

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