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L.A. school board asks state to curb charters

Jan 31, 2019 - The Washington Post

The Los Angeles Board of Education is calling on the California legislature to impose a moratorium on new charter schools, a remarkable shift by the pro- charter panel that struck a blow to the charter movement and could lead to stronger oversight of the schools.

The vote appears to signal an inflection point for the debate in a state with more charter schools and charter students than any other. California has allowed charters - which are publicly funded but privately operated - to flouri...