• High court rules religious schools can get Maine tuition aid

    13 days ago - By Bésame

    WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that religious schools can't be excluded from a Maine program that offers tuition aid for private education, a decision that could ease religious organizations' access to taxpayer money.
    The most immediate effect of the court's 6-3 decision beyond Maine will be next door in Vermont, which has a similar program.
    But the outcome also could fuel a renewed push for school choice programs in some of the 18 states that have so far not directed taxpayer money to private, religious education.
    The ruling is the latest in a line of decisions from the...
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