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Feds press Alabama schools for attendance data

from Education Week

As litigation over Alabama's tough new immigration law continues, federal civil rights authorities have ramped up pressure on the state's public schools to show they are not violating federal law by denying students access to schooling because of their immigration status. Saying Alabama's immigration law "may chill or discourage student participation" in public education, Assistant Attorney General Thomas Perez — who is the head of the civil rights division for the U.S. Department of Justice — ordered 39 school districts in the state to submit detailed enrollment data to his office, including information about students who have withdrawn from school since the current academic year began. more


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