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Court Blocks State from Using Public Funds for Private Schools

Court Blocks State from Using Public Funds for Private Schools

2017-07-27 00:00:00

Update (8/15/17): A three-judge panel of the Michigan Court of Appeals has denied the State of Michigan’s request to appeal an injunction by the Michigan Court of Claims barring the state from using taxpayer dollars for private schools in direct contravention of the Michigan Constitution.  

Public Education Leaders, Parent Groups to Sue State and Gov. Snyder to Protect Public Schools

Public Education Leaders, Parent Groups to Sue State and Gov. Snyder to Protect Public Schools

2017-03-21 00:00:00

LANSING – The ACLU of Michigan, public education leaders and parent groups from across Michigan will today file a lawsuit to prevent the state and Gov. Rick Snyder from funding private schools with public money. The lawsuit, in which the ACLU of Michigan is representing parent groups 482Forward and Michigan Parents for Schools, stems from a $2.5 million line item in the state budget that reimburses private institutions for state mandates.

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Update (8/15/17): A three-judge panel of the Michigan Court of Appeals has denied the State of Michigan’s request to appeal an injunction by the Michigan Court...
LANSING – The ACLU of Michigan, public education leaders and parent groups from across Michigan will today file a lawsuit to prevent the state and Gov. Rick...
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