PBC school board to consider suing over charter-friendly bill

Palm Beach County School Board members will be asked this month to decide whether to sue the state over House Bill 7069, a controversial education bill that steers more money towards charter schools, the county’s schools superintendent said.

Schools Superintendent Robert Avossa told The Palm Beach Post Thursday that he will ask board members on July 19 to weigh whether to join Broward County’s public school system in challenging the new law in court.

On Wednesday, Broward County’s school board became the first in the state to vote to file suit over the bill, and several other county school boards are considering whether to join in.

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