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URBAN AGENDA: Suit Seeks to Dismantle “Caste System” in City’s Education System

Last week, a group representing public school students joined with civil rights attorneys to file a sweeping lawsuit charging New York State and City with maintaining and perpetuating a segregated public school system that denies many Black and brown students their constitutional right to a “sound, basic education” while condemning large numbers of them to “neglected schools that deliver inferior and unacceptable outcomes.”