Okla. plaintiffs challenge law that redirects school funding

10/7/2013 | Broken Arrow Ledger (Okla.)

A dozen Oklahoma residents have filed a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the 2010 Lindsey Nicole Henry Scholarship for Students with Disabilities Act, which allows money spent to educate a child with disabilities at a public school to be redirected to a public or private school chosen by the family. The plaintiffs say the Oklahoma Constitution does not allow public money to be used to support a religious-based institution or the use of public funds as a charitable donation.

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Broken Arrow Ledger (Okla.)