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State may be forced to intervene in Jefferson High scheduling issues
State may be forced to intervene in Jefferson High scheduling issues

Civil rights organizations asked a judge Thursday to order the state Education Department to remedy problems at Jefferson High School in South Los Angeles, where attorneys say some students have languished for nearly eight weeks without the appropriate classes. The Alameda County Superior Court judge is expected to make a decision Monday. The request stems from a lawsuit brought earlier this year that alleges the state has ignored its obligation to ensure that all California students receive a minimum level of instruction. Attorneys say the state is primarily abandoning its responsibility to students who are minorities and from low-income families. ------------ FOR THE RECORD Oct....

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