SCOTUS and Blaine Amendments

By Alex Spurrier

January 22, 2020

Do you know what Blaine Amendments are, why a Supreme Court case might invalidate them, and what it might mean for schools? I try to answer these questions in a recent post on Ahead of the Heard:

The upcoming ruling in Espinoza may be yet another step towards articulating the relationship between state funding, parents’ choices, and religious providers of K-12 education. Some observers, including teachers unions, are hoping for either a ruling in Montana’s favor or a narrowly-scoped ruling for the parents, which might not lead to significant policy changes in other states. School choice fans view this case as an opportunity to strike down Blaine Amendments everywhere, opening the doors to more tax scholarship programs.

Read the whole thing here.

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January 22, 2020
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