Appeals Court Remands Teacher Discrimination Suit

Law360, New York (August 24, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Court has remanded part of a lower court decision centering on whether the New York teacher certification process is racially discriminatory.

In its opinion dated Aug. 17, the court said that the lower court was right in part, but sent back another part of the case.

The plaintiffs—three teachers—represent a class of black and Latino educators in the New York City public school system who said that the New York State Education Department and the New York City...
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