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Act One struck down in court

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ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - A Baton Rouge judge has ruled again that Louisiana Act One of Governor Bobby Jindal's education reform is unconstitutional.

State District Judge Michael Caldwell issued that decision in court. 

Last March, Judge Caldwell issued a ruling calling Act One unconstitutional because it dealt with multiple subjects in one bill. 

Act One deals with sweeping education reforms in schools across the state. 

A Louisiana Federation of Teachers representative here in Cenla says they want their voice to be heard.

"We wanted to have input, I think now where we are is that we're waiting just to see what the outcome is going to be and how it's going to affect our educational system," said Leona Venson.

The Jindal administration says it will appeal the decision again to the state supreme court.  

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