Suing for Literacy

, Malcolm A. Kline, 1 Comment

This might work. “A group of prominent lawyers representing teachers and students from poor performing schools is suing California because so many school children do not know how to read and they argue the state has done nothing about it,” the AP reported in a story which appeared Tuesday in The Mercury News. “The advocacy law firm, Public Counsel, filed the lawsuit Tuesday in Los Angeles Superior Court to demand the California Department of Education respond to its ‘literacy crisis’ and implement recommendations to address the problem that were proposed in the state’s own report five years ago.”