Supreme Court Weighs Arizona's Tax Credit for Private Schools

The Supreme Court today debated an Arizona law that allows state residents to receive tax credits for contributions to nonprofit organizations. The groups, in turn, give scholarships to public school students who want to attend private schools. The Arizona legislature passed the law in 1997 to encourage greater educational choice for disadvantaged elementary school children. Any taxpayer can participate, but parents are forbidden from earmarking a donation for their child. The law has come...Full Story
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