OC Board of Education announces lawsuit against California over school closures

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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3 Responses to OC Board of Education announces lawsuit against California over school closures

  1. Larry Sands July 30, 2020 at 6:22 am

    Like school won’t keep the virus spreading! 4 Idiots!!

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  2. Sue July 30, 2020 at 5:49 am

    How about buying tablets for kids instead of throwing money away

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  3. L Larsen July 29, 2020 at 9:56 pm

    OMG…grow up and stop spending my tax dollars on stupid lawsuits. All 4 of you should be replaced for having such a dumb idea.

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