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Suit challenging change in Florida education law dismissed

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'Florida Republicans proved yet again that they don’t care about local control, only about the profits of the charter industry with which so many are financially connected. Allowing the state to locate charters over local objections and to draw on local revenues, Leon County Judge John Cooper wasted little time Wednesday in throwing out several school districts’ challenge of HB 7069, the controversial 2017 education legislation that created a new class of charter schools.'Attorneys for the districts argued that the Legislature overstepped its constitutional authority. They pointed to the section of the state constitution that gives school boards the power to establish, maintain and operate schools within their political boundaries ' .”

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