Education | School choice advocates predict this week’s Supreme Court ruling will give public school alternatives a big boost
by Leigh Jones
Posted 6/28/17, 04:10 pm
School choice advocates celebrated the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in the Trinity Lutheran case as good news for programs that allow parents to use taxpayer funds for private school tuition.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, the nation’s most high-profile voucher supporter, said the ruling set a new standard: “Programs designed to help students will no longer be discriminated against by the government based solely on religious affiliation.”