Battle Over Confusing Education Amendment Wording Goes to Florida Supreme Court

The Florida Supreme Court will decide if a proposed constitutional amendment about who controls charter schools will make it onto the November ballot.

A Leon County judge ordered Amendment 8, which would let the state of Florida oversee charter schools, to be cut from the ballot Monday because of misleading wording.

The League of Women Voters, a voting rights advocacy group, sued the state in July and won. But the state appealed, and the Florida Supreme Court picked up the case Wednesday, according to court records.

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