Posted by 31 May 2017
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Senate Bill 249, Ban government, school district discrimination against charter schools: Passed 25 to 13 in the state Senate on May 23, 2017
To prohibit a school district or local government from refusing to sell property to a charter or private school, or taking other actions designed to keep these potential conventional public school competitors from using property for a lawful educational purpose. Prohibited actions could also include imposing deed or zoning restrictions. A number of local governments and conventional school districts have adopted such restrictions in the past.
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