ACLU of Michigan to Announce Groundbreaking Lawsuit on Behalf of Highland Park Students
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: (212) 549-2666; firstname.lastname@example.org
July 11, 2012
WHAT: The American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan will announce at a press conference a lawsuit on behalf of Highland Park students and their families.
Highland Park School District ranks among the bottom 5 percent of Michigan school districts. Michigan is among the lowest performing states in the nation. This school district – the bottom of the bottom — is ground zero for education reform.
WHEN: 11 a.m. Thursday, July 12, 2012
WHERE: ACLU of Michigan
2966 Woodward Ave., Detroit, 48201
WHO: Available for Interviews:
· Kary L. Moss, executive director, ACLU of Michigan
· Mark Rosenbaum, staff attorney, ACLU of Michigan
· Highland Park School District parents
· Michael Odom, Marx Layne & Company, (734) 259-9060 (mobile)
· Micki Steele, Marx Layne & Company, (773) 343-9924 (mobile)
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