Mother Files Complaint Against Atlanta School For Segregating Classes By Race

A mother has filed a complaint against her daughter’s Georgia elementary school, alleging that it segregated black students to give them “more opportunities.” Kila Posey said she filed a federal discrimination complaint with the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights against Mary Lin Elementary School in Atlanta, after discovering that it had been dividing students into different classes based on race. Posey alleged that her daughter was grouped into a class for only black students. “We’ve lost sleep like trying to figure out why would a person do this,” Posey, told WSB-TV. “First, it was just disbelief that I was having this conversation in 2020 with a person that looks just like me—a black woman. It’s segregating classrooms. You cannot segregate classrooms. You can’t do it.” “My community, had they known about this, would probably be extremely upset. Not just the black parents but also white parents,” Posey …

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