TIZA'S LEGAL WOES: A FEW KEY DATES
March: Star Tribune column questions whether TiZA promotes the Muslim faith.
Spring/summer: In response to concerns raised by the state, TiZA reports that it has made changes to the way it handles student prayer.
January: ACLU files suit against TiZA, Islamic Relief, the state Education Commissioner and school officials.
Spring: State lawmakers pass changes to charter school law, including a ban on out-of-state sponsors that takes effect on July 1, 2011.
Summer: Islamic Relief tells TiZA it won't seek to oversee the school under new law.
February: Novation Education Opportunities applies to oversee TiZA, starting a chain of exchanges in which the state identifies problems with the application and Novation submits more information.
May: TiZA sues state, Islamic Relief in Ramsey County District Court, arguing they have interfered with its effort to find a new overseer. A judge dismisses the case for lack of jurisdiction.
June 15: TiZA challenges ban on out-of-state authorizers in federal court.
June 29: State issues final denial of Novation's application and sends TiZA shutdown instructions.
June 30: Judge denies TiZA's request for a preliminary injunction as it challenges the state law. TiZA withdraws the challenge and files for bankruptcy.
July 1: New law takes effect.