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Lawsuit Challenges Boston Charter School Funding Cap

Three prominent Boston lawyers have filed a class-action lawsuit against a Massachusetts state law that limits the amount of money public school districts must direct to charter schools within their jurisdiction.

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Three prominent Boston lawyers have filed a class-action lawsuit against a Massachusetts state law that limits the amount of money public school districts must direct to charter schools within their jurisdiction. The lawyers claim the funding cap — essentially a limit on a school’s enrollment — denies some students an alternative to public schools. Opponents of the charter support system say public schools are suffering, losing a total of $367 million statewide. (WBUR)

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