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Ruling May Chill School Districts Efforts To Challenge Charter School Conversions

A ruling against the Miami-Dade County Public School District was the first-ever ruling under Florida statutes, written specifically to prevent school districts from taking “unlawful reprisals” against employees who support charter school conversions.


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Superintendent Says M-D School Bond Issue Passes

It wasn’t just political offices Miami-Dade County voters had to evaluate during Tuesday’s election. They made their voices heard on a variety of proposed amendments to the Miami-Dade County Charter.

CBS Miami–11/07/2012


Broward Charter Schools Closures Reveal Larger Issues

The unexpected closing of three Broward County charter schools this week has cast a spotlight on a system that sometimes lacks oversight.

CBS Miami–09/16/2012

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Bill Giving School Tax Funds To Charter School Dies

A Republican-backed bill that would have given charter schools a guaranteed share of public school tax dollars has died in a House appropriations subcommittee.


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2 Men Sentenced In Charter Airline Fraud Schemes

Two men are facing time in prison after a federal investigation found that the men were defrauding an airline in the charter services industry.


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Commissioners To Ask Voters For $86K Salary Hike

Do Miami-Dade county commissioners deserve an $86,000 raise?