Editorial: School Board right to fight a bad education law

As sometimes witnessed during Gov. Rick Scott’s six-plus years in office — during which the state has spent almost a quarter-billion dollars on legal fees — government filing potentially unwinnable lawsuits to make a political point is not a healthy strategy.

Yet sometimes a point has to be made.

Thus, the Polk County School Board has rightly joined other counties in fighting the dreaded House Bill 7069, the $419 million ideological concoction that some in Tallahassee believe passes for suitable education policy.

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