Education | Suit challenging religious bias in state school choice program could clear legal hurdles across the country
by Leigh Jones
Posted 8/29/18, 05:35 pm
Orrington, Maine, a picturesque town of 3,600 people just outside Bangor, looks like the ideal place to raise a family. Because it’s so small, Orrington has just one school. After students finish the eighth grade, they have to go somewhere else for high school.
And the town picks up the tab. There’s just one catch. Parents can’t use the vouchers at religious schools.