Families Sue California Over Inequalities in Online Education for Low-Income Black and Latino Students, Suit is First of its Kind

This article examines a lawsuit in which several California families allege the state isn’t providing adequate support and equipment necessary for children of these families to navigate online learning. Despite the state constitution’s guarantee of equity in education, the families said their children have not been provided devices and internet connections; nor has the state adequately addressed mental health, English language barriers and needs of homeless students.