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Court Ruling

"Private School Choice Advocates Cheer US Supreme Court Ruling" from US News & World Report

on Wednesday, 26 July 2017.

Private school choice advocates cheered a ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court Monday, which they framed as a big win for their long-term goal of increasing access to educational options for the most underserved students, including at religious schools.

The justices ruled 6-3 that the state could not refuse a playground grant to a church solely because the church is a religious institution. Advocates of private school choice programs, which allow students to use public dollars to enroll in private schools, including religious schools, considered the ruling a proxy win over voucher opponent claims that public funds shouldn't go to religious schools, and one step closer to challenging the constitutionality of provisions in place in 39 states that prevent them from doing so.

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