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National Voucher Legislation Defeated
The U.S. Senate has rejected an attempt to extend the temporary voucher program for students displaced by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. Read NEA's news release. May 2006

Maine High Court Rejects Voucher Bid
Maine's highest court has ruled that the state does not have to provide publicly funded vouchers to parents who want to send their children to religious schools. April 2006

Florida High Court Rules Against Vouchers
Florida's Supreme Court has ruled that the state's voucher system violates the state constitution's requirement of a uniform system of free public schools. January 2006

Utah Voters Reject Private School Vouchers
Utah voters delivered a loud, strong message on Nov. 6 that they want their tax dollars reinvested in public schools, not private school tuition vouchers.

News Releases

National Voucher Legislation Defeated

The U.S. Senate has rejected an attempt to extend the temporary voucher program for students displaced by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. Read NEA's news release. May 4, 2006

Colorado Voucher Law Challeneged

NEA and the Colorado Education Association Successfully Challenge Colorado Voucher Law in Court.
The Denver District Court has struck down the law, but its proponents have said the decision will be appealed. December 3, 2003

Decision: Cleveland's Private School Tuition Plan Unconstitutional

NEA's Bob Chanin Argues Voucher Case
The Supreme Court Feb. 20 heard oral arguments in a landmark school voucher case, reviewing a lower court's decision that Cleveland's private school tuition plan is unconstitutional. February 20, 2002

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