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The California Department of Justice (DOJ) has reached a settlement with one of the state’s school districts and its police department to resolve allegations of civil and constitutional rights violations against African-American and Latino students as well as students with disabilities.

An investigation by the California DOJ led to allegations that the Stockton Unified School District), along with its police department, had unconstitutional search and seizure policies and law enforcement referrals that discriminated against the district’s African-American and Latino students, according to the California Attorney General’s Office.

Source: California school district reaches settlement with state over civil, constitutional violations | Legal Newsline