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The Espinoza decision opens the door to legislation supporting religious education with public money


Last updated 7/2/2020 at 10:57am

by Chris Aadland

Montana Free Press

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Tuesday Montana incorrectly excluded religious schools when it created a 2015 tax incentive program to help families pay for private school tuition.

In a 5 to 4 decision split between the court’s liberal and conservative justices, the court discarded a 2018 Montana Supreme Court ruling that had killed a private education tuition assistance initiative, setting the stage for lawmakers to potentially expand or create new programs to benefit private schools using state resources. 

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