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Racist incidents ignored in Chaska schools

Racist incidents ignored in Chaska schools

Lily Simonett

September 21, 2019

Six Chaska students and their families are suing the school district after the school officials ignored blatantly racist actions against their students.  This is a scary reality for many students and I think the lawsuit is a necessity.  According to Star Tribune  the nearly 50-page lawsuit “asks for a j...

Supreme Court denies Echo’s petition for review

Excerpt from the order Oct. 24.

Dani Orloff

November 8, 2018

The Echo’s petition to the Minnesota Supreme Court to review the Court of Appeal’s ruling was denied Oct. 24. The lawsuit was filed by the Echo against the St. Louis Park school district Jan. 18, 2016, alleging the school district failed to follow the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act in r...

Court of Appeals affirms ruling against the Echo

Dani Orloff

August 22, 2018

The Court of Appeals affirmed the District Court's ruling against the Echo Aug. 13, after a hearing on May 23. The District Court ruled against Echo Oct. 7, 2017, classifying the video footage as nonpublic educational data. Thus, the district's denial to the request for video footage of an alleg...

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