NYC Teachers Regain Class Cert. In BOE Race Bias Suit
By Dan Prochilo
Law360, New York (September 4, 2013, 5:54 PM ET) -- A federal judge has recertified a class of New York City school teachers who sued the Board of Education for giving its teachers exams that allegedly discriminated against blacks and Hispanics, reversing a decision to partly decertify the class in light of Dukes.
U.S. District Judge Kimba Wood again granted certification on Aug. 29 for the purposes of determining damages and other remedies. The group of plaintiffs is made up of all black and Latino teachers who worked for the school district between June 1995 and...