Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
George M. Strickler, Jr., Elie, Bronstein & Strickler, Debra Millenson, New Orleans, La., for plaintiffs.
Hon. W. W. Erwin, Dist. Atty. for 22nd Judicial Dist., Franklinton, La., Welton O. Seal, Seal, Lee & Branch, Bogalusa, La., for defendants.
United States District Court, E. D. Louisiana, New Orleans Division.
HEEBE, District Judge:
The issue presented for determination is whether or not the Franklinton Elementary School can assign students in the recently desegregated school on the basis of standardized ability and achievement tests. Without determining the per se validity of the use of such tests, the Court holds that testing, as presently used in Franklinton Elementary denies plaintiffs equal educational opportunity and impedes the immediate establishing of a...
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