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Nine parents of Los Angeles Unified students are filing a class action lawsuit against the state’s largest school district over how it handles distance learning, arguing the district’s online offerings fall short and violate their children’s right to an education.
The plaintiffs in the lawsuit include Black and Latino parents, parents of students with special needs, and parents of students learning English.
Surveys of parents and the district’s own data have shown that students in these groups, in particular, have struggled with distance learning.
“It was a really hard time for the spring for [my