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School Requires Students to Take Pregnancy Tests


School Requires Students to Take Pregnancy Tests

A charter school in Louisiana has caught the attention of the American Civil Liberties Union over its pregnancy policy. 

The Delhi Charter School's policy states that "the school reserves the right to require any female student to take a pregnancy test to confirm whether or not the suspect student is in fact pregnant." If a student is pregnant or refuses to be tested, the school requires her to enroll in a home study course.

The ACLU sent a letter to the school on Monday requesting a revision of the policy, and is considering legal action on the basis that the policy is discriminatory.

Read the entire story (SF Gate).

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