2 Okla. districts vote to opt out of special-needs scholarships

10/5/2010 | Tulsa World (Okla.)

Two Oklahoma school districts voted Monday to decline participation in a scholarship program that allows students with special needs to attend private schools using state funds. The districts argue that the program violates the constitution because it funnels public money to religious organizations, which operate many private schools, and discriminates against students who are not in special education. Many parents, staff, and state officials criticized the decision by the districts.

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