Arizona Drops Special Ed Voucher Program

The following is from the Arizona Autism Coalition website:

The Arizona Supreme Court today issued an opinion striking down as unconstitutional two school voucher statutes passed by the Legislature in 2006. The case concerned the Arizona Scholarships for Pupils with Disabilities Program (the “scholarship program”), codified at A.R.S. §§ 15-891 through 15-891.06, and the Arizona Displaced Pupils Choice Grant Program (the “grant program”), codified at A.R.S. §§ 15-817 through 15-817.07 and 43-1032.

Read the entire article: Arizona Supreme Court Rules Against Voucher Programs for Pupils with Disabilities

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