Column: Charter school suit exposes state overreach

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Mississippi Business Journal

Jun 24, 12:00 AM

Column: Charter school suit exposes state overreach

Parents of students in Jackson public schools have sued the state for taking their local tax money and giving it to charter schools in the city. The state contends school money, state and local, should follow the students. Local school advocates contend, since neither local voters nor local school boards had a say in the establishment or operation of these charter schools, just the state, tax money local school boards authorized should stick with the schools for which the money was intended.

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