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Download the lawsuit FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 30, 2018 CONTACTS: Rob D’Amico (Texas AFT), 512-627-1343, Ext. 1313 Clay Robison (TSTA), 512-476-5355 Teachers unions sue Education Commissioner Mike Morath for making an unlawful power grab to promote charter school expansion in our public school districts Two teachers unions filed a joint lawsuit against Texas Education Commissioner Mike Morath Wednesday for violating state law in the promotion of charter-school takeovers of struggling public-school campuses. The suit, filed in state district court in Austin by Texas AFT and the Texas State Teachers Association, challenges the commissioner’s handling of SB 1882, a law enacted last year to give school districts additional state revenue and relieve them from state sanctions if they agree to charter takeovers of campuses that have...Read More