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Oklahoma Scholarships Ruled Unconstitutional

By The Associated Press — April 03, 2012 1 min read
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A 2010 Oklahoma law that authorizes state-financed scholarships for children with certain disabilities to attend private schools is unconstitutional, a Tulsa County judge ruled last week. The program has been fiercely opposed by public school officials, who maintain the law is the first step toward approving publicly financed vouchers for all students that will decimate funding for public schools.

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A version of this article appeared in the April 04, 2012 edition of Education Week as Oklahoma Scholarships Ruled Unconstitutional

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