High Court Rules Religious Schools Can Get Maine Tuition Aid

The Supreme Court ruled that religious schools can’t be excluded from a Maine program that offers tuition aid for private education.

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The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday, June 15, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
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WASHINGTON (AP) — 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 nearby 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…

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