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NYCLU to dismiss lawsuit against Buffalo schools

Posted: 10:12 PM, Feb 21, 2018
Updated: 2018-02-21 22:12:45-05

The New York Civil Liberties Union filed a motion Wednesday to dismiss all remaining discrimination claims against McKinley High School Principal Crystal Boling-Barton.

The NYCLU says it is dropping the issue because the Buffalo Public School District has agreed to put in place a series of measures to protect the rights of LGBTQ students.

The NYCLU filed a lawsuit against the District in May 2017 on behalf of student Byshop Elliott, claiming Boling-Barton discriminated against LGBTQ students at McKinley.  

Boling-Barton remains on paid administrative leave.