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In this Aug. 1, 2013, file photo Florida Education Commissioner Tony Bennett announces his resignation in Tallahassee, Fla. For supporters of charter schools, there were few better champions than Tony Bennett. Now, Bennett has them nervous. Last week, Bennett resigned as Florida’s education head after The Associated Press uncovered emails detailing his efforts in Indiana to change the formula used to grade that state’s schools to ensure a charter school he had held up as one of the state’s best scored an “A.”

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For charter school supporters, there were few better champions than Tony Bennett.


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