Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Nashville school board backs off suing state over lost funds

The Tennessean, Dec 12, 2012 - Despite one board member’s push to dig in and fight, the Metro school board on Tuesday backed off its threat to sue the state for withholding $3.4 million in funds to punish the district for rejecting a charter school application.

Board members expressed hope that the state might willingly restore the funds if the district takes a more cooperative approach instead.

The school board voted 8-1 on Tuesday to defeat a motion from board member Amy Frogge to pursue litigation against the Tennessee Department of Education.....(link)

My Comment: Thankfully sanity prevailed. 

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