Michigan Supreme Court allows state funds for non-public schools

Posted on October 13, 2016 In Blog, News

A state Supreme Court decision in Michigan that leaves state reimbursements for non-public schools in place for 2017 has won praise from Orthodox Jewish groups.

At issue was the constitutionality of $2.5 million in public funds for the schools’ health and safety mandates included in the state budget for next year.

The Michigan high court said it decided not to hear the case on the constitutionality of the program because it was not “persuaded that granting the request would be an appropriate exercise of the Court’s discretion.” The decision was issued on Oct. 5.

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