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Teachers' Groups Lobbying House to Nix Charter School Bill

The state Senate last week voted overwhelmingly in favor of legislation that would expand the number of charter school licenses in Texas, but the bill faces challenges in the House — and strong opposition from some teachers' groups.

Students walk outside for lessons at Austin Discovery School on Tuesday, February 15th, 2011.

The state Senate last week voted overwhelmingly in favor of legislation that would expand the number of charter school licenses in Texas, but the bill faces challenges in the House — and strong opposition from teachers' groups.

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