Well, this is totally beyond the pale: Eugene Volokh links to a Newsday article about a New York public school that required eighth grade girls to submit to pregnancy and STD tests after blowing off school for a "hooky party" at which there was reported to have been "sexual activity," on pain of indefinite suspension. The male student who attended wasn't subject to the STD test requirement. Unsurprisingly, the NYCLU has filed suit. Between that and the increasing prevalence of mandatory drug testing for student athletes or club participants, maybe it'd be more efficient to just install Gattaca-style blood-drawing machines at each desk.
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Harris' origins allow her to properly claim Asian or Black/African American legal status, and she has chosen the latter.
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