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Parents, teacher sue over District's schools chancellor search

Aug 24, 2018 - The Washington Times

A group of parents and one teacher are suing the D.C. government for not assigning enough parents and students to the search panel for the public school system's next chancellor.

The lawsuit alleges that D.C. law requires the mayor to appoint only public school students, parents and teachers to the advisory board that weighs in on the choice of schools chancellor.

Plaintiff attorney Gregory S. Smith said a hearing is scheduled Sept. 4 on a temporary restraining order to halt the adv...