Plaintiffs Win Summary Judgment in Favor of Public School Students in Department of Education CARES Act Fund Misallocation Lawsuit

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On September 4, 2020, United States District Judge Dabney L. Friedrich issued an Order granting summary judgment in favor of plaintiffs in the lawsuit filed on behalf of public school students from California, Georgia, Texas, and Virginia challenging an unlawful restriction imposed by US Department of Education and Secretary Betsy DeVos on over $16 billion in funds that Congress allocated to schools under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES”) Act. [Read more…]

Lieff Cabraser Files Amicus Brief to Help Economically Disadvantaged Public School Students Receive CARES Act Funding

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On August 28, 2020, Lieff Cabraser filed an amicus brief on behalf of public school students from California, Georgia, Texas, and Virginia challenging an unlawful restriction imposed by US Department of Education and Secretary Betsy DeVos on over $16 billion in funds that Congress allocated to schools under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES”) Act. [Read more…]