Judge strikes down Louisiana voucher law

Dec. 1, 2012
Ruling says diverting public funds to private schools is unconstitutional

From The New Orleans Times-Picayune: A judge has ruled that a Louisiana voucher program that provides public money to private schools is unconstitutional. The ruling came after a three-day court hearing. Judge Tim Kelley declared that the diverting funds from the Minimum Foundation Program (MFP) -- the formula under which per-pupil public education funds are calculated -- to private entities was unconstitutional.

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