Broward right to fight charter school gains | Opinion

The Broward County school district isn’t always smart the way it handles money — just look at what’s happened with the $800 million bond issue.

But the School Board is right to spend $25,000 on initial fees to fight the big wet kiss the Legislature gave to charter schools, at the expense of public schools.

Broward is the first school district to sue over the passage of House Bill 7069, which basically was the Legislature giving all sorts of gifts to charter schools — public schools that are privately managed, often by for-profit companies.

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