Update: Delhi Charter School Ordered to Cease Pregnancy Test on “Suspect” Students

Yesterday, we shared a controversial policy implemented by Delhi Charter School. This Louisiana school’s policy requires girls who are “suspected” of being pregnant to take a pregnancy test. If the pregnancy is confirmed or student refuses to be tested, she is then kicked out of the school.

Here is a brief update on the policy: Last night, state officials from the Louisiana State Department of Education ordered the school to “change the policy within a week or face sanctions.”

According to an article in The Guardian, the school did not have an immediate response to the demand, however, the principal, …read more