UW professor: SCOTUS ruling could impact charter schools in WA

UW professor: SCOTUS ruling could impact charter schools in WA

LOCAL NEWS UW professor: SCOTUS ruling could impact charter schools in WA A new U.S. Supreme Court ruling for the state of Maine may one day impact Washington’s charter schools. The Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday in Carson v. Makin that Maine cannot exclude religious schools from its state tuition assistance program. Some children live in areas of Maine that are so rural, there are only private schools nearby. The state’s tuition assistance program helps families pay for these schools. To separate church from state, Maine had not previously allowed state funds through the tuition assistance program to go toward subsidizing religious school tuition, but the Supreme Court’s decision — based on the reasoning that the law was discriminatory toward religious schools — puts an end to this ban. University …
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