Conservatives push to let districts opt out of state education regulations

AUSTIN — For 17 years, Texas school districts, under a highly publicized law advocated by former Gov. George W. Bush, have had the right to seek “home-rule” status and free themselves of state rules on class size, student testing and other proposals.

None has tried to do so, daunted by tough election requirements.

Stutz: http://dallasne.ws/SO6D1m

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