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TiZA ponders legal options after state moves to shut down school
by Tom Weber
There will be no summer school this week for students at a Twin Cities charter school, after the state moved last week to shut it down.
Leaders of Tarek ibn Ziyad Academy, which was established eight years ago, acknowledge their prospects of reopening are gloomy. As of now, the state no longer considers TiZA a public school.
When school director Asad Zaman was asked whether he thinks his school will somehow prevail and stay open, his response was "This is a question better addressed to our lawyers."
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