Alabama Says SPLC Suit Seeks Private Student Information
"Alabama Department of Education officials say they have only refused to release information on the effect of the state's new immigration law that they felt would violate current federal privacy laws," the AP reported. "Responding to the lawsuit, Alabama Schools Superintendent Tommy Bice said the material requested was part of ongoing negotiations with the justice department and are not considered public records. He said the department believes in transparency while maintaining the privacy rights of students."
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