Supreme Court orders new look at Colorado voucher program
June 28, 2017
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is ordering the top Colorado state court to look again at a school voucher program that it had struck down as unconstitutional.
The justices' action Tuesday follows a ruling a day earlier that was cheered by religious rights groups. The court held that churches could not be excluded from a state grant program for playground surfaces that was open to other charitable organizations.
The policy was based on a provision of the Missouri constitution that prohibits public money from going to religious institutions. The high court ruled that the exclusion viol...