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Get pregnant get kicked out -- class.
That's the policy in one school that takes public money in Louisiana.
If the -- -- charter school in the northeastern part of the state.
And -- expert from the school's own pop excerpt I should -- from the school's policy manual reads.
The school reserves the right to require any female student to take a pregnancy test.
It goes on to say if if the test indicates that this team is pregnant.
This -- will not be permitted to attend classes.
Staffers with the -- branch of the American Civil Liberties Union say that rule is against the law period.
And now local legend education officials say they agree.
The -- -- -- correspondent Jonathan Hunt is here we're hearing for young woman who says the school booted her because she was predators yet this is called me Fallon -- she was it.
Did you near you.
-- el -- when she got pregnant she told a couple of friends and the baby's father.
School officials then fanned out of Baghdad they confirmed the pregnancy with -- means mother and an adult and Courtney says.
That was that listen.
These red and they sent me home set is really know if -- about it was Courtney go home -- charter school Sydney and that was the X days.
They and -- -- made it to me my word connect and you guys want my teacher's home.
TV man to do my school Eric.
Courtney said she was mad she was shocked and she said having not been for the kindness about.
One particular teacher inviting -- to work with her she would not have graduated she says this policy asked to -- to what are school officials say.
Fully recharged officials at -- -- charter school today and it appears that changed.
May be coming we heard from one of -- school board member Albert Grossman who sent us a one line email which read and I'm quoting here.
Revisions are being prepared now by our attorneys so that we can be a -- that -- policy is consistent.
With state and federal law a very good thing according to our own judge and -- -- Donna because.
He says right now this policy is not consistent with -- any Eagles listen.
If the exclusion was for failure to take the test would be a violation of the right to privacy.
If the exclusion was because the tests showed positive that student is a pregnant will be a violation of their right to privacy.
If the exclusion was because the student is pregnant.
It would be discrimination on the basis of pregnancy.
Because pregnancy is a fundamental liberty the government cannot punish you.
Or or -- you because you're pregnant so change is likely coming to the school policy and one imagine -- may be some level since coming from those who.
Kick tied for the crime of being pregnant yet looks like a domino thing on the way Jonathan thank you.
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