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Illegal school fee bill called too harsh for struggling districts

posted Apr 2, 2012, 2:44 PM by Gary Jones

"One-fifth of all public school principals surveyed by UCLA last year reported that their schools have begun requiring students and their families to pay for instructional materials," said Brooks Allen, director of education advocacy for the ACLU of Southern California. "This increasing use of fees places students from low-income families at a disadvantage academically and all too often results in students being singled out for failure to pay these fees."

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