Cruz v. State of California

Class-Action Settlement to Protect LAUSD and Compton Students from Being Assigned to `Fake’ Classes

The state Board of Education recently voted to approve a settlement in a class-action lawsuit brought on behalf of students who lost learning time because they were placed in so-called “fake” classes that lacked instructional value. Four schools in Los Angeles County — John C. Fremont, Thomas B. Jefferson and Susan Miller Dorsey high schools in the Los Angeles Unified School District and Compton High School in the Compton Unified School District – were named in Cruz v. State of California, along with two in Alameda County, where the suit was filed. Under the agreement, state education officials will provide