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Texas teachers unions sue education agency over charter partnership law

In a lawsuit filed Wednesday, two teacher groups argue Texas Education Commissioner Mike Morath exceeded his authority and weakened protections for public school employees.

Texas Education Agency Commissioner Mike Morath testifies before the Texas Commission on Public School Finance about education outcomes on Jan. 23, 2018. 
Noel Candelaria, president of the Texas State Teachers Association, and Louis Malfaro, president of the Texas chapter of the American Federation of Teachers, at a press conference at the Capitol on August 30, 2018.

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