Detroit students sue Michigan for violating right to literacy

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By J.J. Gallagher, ABC news

Students of troubled Detroit schools filed suit on Tuesday against the state of Michigan in what could be a historic legal case that seeks to establish a constitutional right to literacy.

The students, backed by a California law firm, filed the suit on Tuesday, reports WXYZ, a local ABC affiliate.

Los Angeles-based public interest firm Public Counsel says the suit is the first of its kind, seeking to establish a legal right to literacy based on the 14th amendment of the constitution.

Read more at https://abcnews.go.com/US/suit-michigan-violating-detroit-students-literacy/story?id=42076018

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