District joins suit against state

The Wakulla County School Board voted Monday night to join school districts across Florida in a legal challenge to House Bill 7069, a controversial education-conforming law that critics say will undermine local control and expand the charter school system.

Thirteen other school districts are suing over the law.

After hearing the opinion of Superintendent Bobby Pearce, who supported joining in the lawsuit, the five school board members stated their opinions, which ranged from you have to fight back when confronted with a bully to this fight will go on without us, better to spend our money on something other than schools.

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