SANTA ANA, Calif. (KABC) — The Orange County Board of Education announced that it has decided — by a 4-0 vote — to file a lawsuit against Gov. Gavin Newsom and the California Public Health Officer to seek a court order that sets aside the state orders preventing public schools from holding in-person classes and resuming services on campus.
The unanimous vote came during a closed session Tuesday night, according to a statement.
The California Supreme Court has interpreted the California Constitution to require that California school children have a constitutional right to substantially equal opportunities for learning, and the governor’s order will unequally burden the most underprivileged families of California, the board’s lawyers said in a statement.
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