Welcome to

Capitol News Service

Florida's Best Political Television Coverage


Visit the Lobby Tools Website


Visit Legislative IQ Website


Recent Posts



RSS Capitol News LIVE

RSS Quote of the Day

  • Theodore Roosevelt
    "I am a part of everything that I have read."
  • Jack Kerouac
    "If moderation is a fault, then indifference is a crime."
  • Paul Tournier
    "Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can."
  • John Irving
    "If you are lucky enough to find a way of life you love, you have to find the courage to live it."

School Boards File Suit Over Charter Schools

December 15th, 2006 by Mike Vasilinda

The Florida School Boards Association has filed suit against the state. It is challenging a new law that takes away local board authority to regulate charter schools and gives the power to a state commission. Dr. Wayne Blanton, Executive Director of the Florida School Board Association contents the Constitution gives local boards the power to tax and regulate schools within their counties.

The suit was filed by the School Boards association and the individual school boards of Alachua, Broward, Duval, Flagler, Hernando, Lee, Martin, Palm Beach, and St. Johns counties.

Posted in State News | 2 Comments »

Leave a Comment

Please note: Comment moderation is enabled and may delay your comment. There is no need to resubmit your comment.

copyright © 2016 by Capitol News Service | Powered by Wordpress | Hosted by LyonsHost.com