May 19, 2008
In May 2008
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, WRP and the ACLU of Kentucky took over representation of several plaintiffs and filed an amended complaint in a class action suit that challenges the lawfulness of a Kentucky school district’s policy of segregating its students by sex and thus exposing them to a learning environment that is fundamentally unequal in violation of the Fourteenth Amendment, Title IX, the Equal Educational Opportunities Act, and KY sex equity law. The amended complaint expands a previous lawsuit filed by a private attorney against the school district by naming the U.S. Department of Education as a defendant, arguing that the Title IX regulations issued by the DOE that encourage school districts to segregate students by sex are themselves unlawful.