Indiana school vouchers upheld
Indiana's controversial school voucher program was upheld by the Indiana Supreme Court.
March 27th, 2013
01:40 AM ET

Indiana school vouchers upheld

In a ruling that could reverberate nationwide, the Indiana Supreme Court upheld the state's voucher program, which gives poor and middle class families public funds to help pay for private school tuition, including religious schools.

Indiana has the broadest school voucher program available to a range of incomes, critics say, and could set a precedent as other states seek ways to expand such programs.

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  1. Joey Isotta-Fraschini ©™

    Many suburban public schools near New York City are producing very well educated high-school graduates. Within the city, private schools, from Chapin and Collegiate down, are the wiser choice for parents.

    March 27, 2013 at 7:04 am | Report abuse |
  2. Matt

    Awesome, just what we need more of: state-subsidized religion. It really makes me feel good, knowing that my tax money is going towards teaching kids junk science such as creationism.

    March 27, 2013 at 9:17 am | Report abuse |
  3. nancy

    if you can not affored to send your children to private school on your own to bad my tax dollar should not pay for it my children went to public school and they are all doing well it is time people learn that they do not deserve something if you want to send your kids to a special school then get another job and take care of your own family that is what is wrong with this world people are told if they want something then it is up to someone else to pay for it stand up and take responsibility for the family you make i take care of my family so take care of yours

    March 27, 2013 at 11:33 am | Report abuse |
    • Michelle

      Clearly, public schools worked well for your family. I see no semblance of punctuation, grammar or capitalization in your statement. Perhaps, when arguing against using 'your tax dollars' for a better education for others, you may want to spell check your statement.

      March 27, 2013 at 11:42 am | Report abuse |
    • YoungNiceGuy

      Where has this "Eff you I have mine" mentality come from in regards to this nation's social contract? You live in the area, then you support the youth of the area who do going to public school so that they can become more educated and do well in life which should help all of society.

      March 27, 2013 at 3:14 pm | Report abuse |