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Baltimore school system sued over homeless students

Federal lawsuit claims system failed to provide transportation, other assistance to homeless students
By Erica L. Green, The Baltimore Sun
September 24, 2013
Homeless families in Baltimore have filed a federal lawsuit against the city school system, contending that their children have been denied transportation to school and been stigmatized because they couldn't afford field trips and uniforms.
The class-action lawsuit, filed by the Public Justice Center on behalf of three homeless families in U.S. District Court, seeks an injunction against the district to stop policies and practices that hurt the already struggling families.

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