Latino Voters Sue Madera Unified

August 22, 2008 12:00:00 AM PDT
The Madera Unified School District is being sued on behalf of Latino voters who claim the district's election system violates their civil rights.Attorneys said minorities are under-represented on the school board because elections are all "at-large." Currently, only one of the seven members is Latino, while 82 percent of students in the district are Hispanic.



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