NC ACLU Warns Charter School Of LGBTQ Discrimination

Nov 24, 2015

A K-12 charter school in Rutherford County is under fire from the North Carolina American Civil Liberties Union after the school suspended all student club activities earlier this month.

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Lake Lure Classical Academy suspended its extra-curricular clubs after controversy over a new club that supported lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer students. The NC ACLU sent a letter to the school alleging the move violates the federal Equal Access Act.

Host Frank Stasio talks with Carolina Public Press managing editor Frank Taylor about the charter school's response.