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Ohio Charter Case Accepted

By Caroline Hendrie — February 23, 2005 1 min read

The Ohio Supreme Court agreed last week to consider a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the state’s charter schools. Last August, a state appeals court revived the suit, which was filed in 2001 by a coalition that includes the Ohio Federation of Teachers, the Ohio School Boards Association, and the state chapter of the PTA. A trial-court had largely rejected the plaintiffs’ claims.

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A version of this article appeared in the February 23, 2005 edition of Education Week