Jindal, BESE to square off in court on Tuesday

Article By: Mike Hasten | August 12, 2014 | Originally Posted on thenewsstar.com

The legal issue of whether Gov. Bobby Jindal exceeded his authority by blocking the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education from purchasing a Common Core-related assessment test heads to court Tuesday.

Both sides of the feud have been openly airing accusations, BESE saying the governor unconstitutionally interfering in a process that sets education policy and Jindal accusing BESE of trying to violate state purchasing laws.

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