A 17-year old at an LAUSD high school contests a $250 ticket for "truancy" when he was merely late to school, & helps change the city law in the process. Use your voice, use your power, & when you turn 18, use your vote!
LA Youth » We fought for fairness and won!
After Maceo, 17, got a ticket for being late to school, he helped change the law so students will be treated more fairly. "…City and school police issued more than 47,000 tickets from 2004 to 2009 and 88 percent of them went to African Americans and Latinos, who are only 74 percent of district stu…