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Sen. Kathy Saltzman of Woodbury on Tuesday announces that her subcommittee will look into a loophole in Minnesota law that bans charter schools from owning buildings. With her is Eugene Piccolo, Minnesota Association of Charter Schools executive director, who said his group is open to more accountability. Pioneer Photo/Don Davis

Senator seeks charter school building action

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ST. PAUL -- A key legislator wants to crack down on Minnesota charter school-related organizations that build schools with public money but without public oversight.


Sen. Kathy Saltzman, DFL-Woodbury, plans a Monday subcommittee hearing on the topic that she calls "troubling transactions."

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