Comments for: Democratic majority on education panel wants charter school to share in cuts

Posted Jan. 30, 2013, at 8:02 p.m.

AUGUSTA | The Legislature’s Education Committee voted 8-5 along party lines Wednesday to include charter schools in $12.6 million in cuts to education aid, sparking the latest partisan battle on education reforms. Majority Democrats said the vote endorsed fairness. Republicans labeled it an attack on a key component of …

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