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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Christopher Fell, the parent who originally retained Attorney Ted Gordon to file suit against JCPS in 2010 talked to us about his reaction to the Supreme Court's ruling in JCPS's favor.
Fell filed the lawsuit after his first grade daughter was not allowed to enroll in Tully Elementary in Jeffersontown because of the JCPS diversity guidelines. Fell says the ruling was not a surprise, but he says it sends the wrong message to parents.
"It just says that, once again, parents do not have the right to input anything into their child's education. We don't have the right to say: 'We'd like for our child to attend this school; we'd like for our child to attend this school -- particularly for a certain type of curriculum that it offers.'
"Instead, we're going to be judged once again by our skin; it has never been right and it is never going to be right. People are going to see that this type of behavior needs to stop."
Fell is now running for a seat on the Jefferson County School Board on a neighborhood schools platform.
By the way, as the lawsuit proceeded, Fell's daughter was allowed to attend in Tully.