RILS v. Providence School District - A court case that The ACLU of Rhode Island is currently involved in.


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RILS v. Providence School District (2019)

Category: Active Case    Civil Rights    Discrimination    Racial/Ethnic Discrimination    Open Government    Students' Rights    

About this Case:
This is an Access to Public Records Act (APRA) lawsuit seeking a court order to force the Providence School District to release Department of Justice documents about the district's violation of federal law related to the rights of English Language Learners.

Current Status:
Lawsuit filed in August 2019.

Lynette Labinger, Ellen Saideman

Related Documents
Related News Releases
  • Sep 17, 2019 - ACLU, Legal Services Blast Providence Schools and RIDE for Treatment of English Learner Students
  • Aug 29, 2019 - Providence School District Sued for Hiding Documents Related to Federal Law Violations