A $490-million proposal backed by the Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation to enroll half of the city’s students in charter schools will get a test this week when the Los Angeles Board of Education considers two teachers-union backed proposals to limit charters, the Los Angeles Times reports. One proposal says the school board opposes the Broad plan. However, the school district could face lawsuits if it rejects charter schools without cause since California law favors the approval of charters.

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