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A Kentucky School Board Sues Over a New Education Law

The board overseeing Kentucky’s largest school district has filed a lawsuit over legislation passed this year that would shift some authority from the panel to the superintendent.

Jefferson County’s board of education said Monday that it sued state Education Commissioner Jason Glass in Jefferson County Circuit Court to block portions of the sweeping education measure that set to take effect on July 14, news outlets reported.

It targets the school district by shifting more authority to Superintendent Marty Pollio and by limiting how often the board can meet, officials said. The lawsuit challenges the constitutionality of the new limits.

Read the source article at Associated Press News

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