Oops! Typo takes the ‘L’ out of ‘public’ in charter schools ad

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There are some words that auto-correct or spell-checkers just don’t catch. They might be spelled right, but mean something oh-so-wrong in the context. And this one proved an embarrassment for a charter school organization in Washington state.

An advertisement that ran in the Sunday and Monday editions of The News Tribune in Tacoma left out a single letter in quite the unfortunate spot, NBC station KING of Seattle reported.

“Are you interested in Pubic Charter Schools?” the ad mistakenly read.

“This was our mistake,” Jim Spady, a spokesperson for the Washington Charter School Resource Center, told KING. The center wrote the newspaper ad, which was supposed to publicize an upcoming conference.

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