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Major school choice victory in Indiana
Posted By -NO AUTHOR- On 03/29/2013 @ 1:03 am In Education | No Comments
(Heritage Foundation) It’s hard to overstate what an outstanding victory for school choice Indiana’s Supreme Court issued yesterday.
Indiana’s highest court ruled unanimously in Meredith v. Pence that the Choice Scholarship Program (CSP), which provides vouchers to low-income and middle-income families in the Hoosier State, is constitutional. The suit, brought by the teachers unions, sought to end the country’s largest and most inclusive school voucher program.
Thankfully for the families currently participating in the CSP—and for the 600,000 children who are now eligible to receive scholarships to attend a private school that meets their unique learning needs—the court sided 5–0 with educational freedom.
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