Skip to comments.Arizona Court Unanimously Upholds Education Savings Accounts as Constitutional
Posted on 10/17/2013 1:17:39 PM PDT by ThethoughtsofGreg
October 1, 2013 marked a victory for school choice when the Arizona Court of Appeals issued a unanimous decision upholding Arizonas Empowerment Scholarship Account program in Niehaus vs. Huppenthal. Discussing both the constitutionality and benefits of the program, Judge Jon W. Thompson wrote, This program enhances the ability of parents of disabled children to choose how best to provide for their educations, whether in or out of private schools.
Under Arizonas Empowerment Scholarship Program, certain qualifying parentsthose with specials needs children, children in failing public schools (either receiving a D or F), children in military families, or adopted and foster care childrenmay apply for an Arizona Empowerment Scholarship Account, commonly known as an education savings account (ESA). ESAs allow parents to control over 90% of their childs share of state education funding, empowering them to tailor their childs education to their unique educational needs.
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Some people oppose this? And I thought we lived in a free country, but it takes a court of judges to decide that instead of just reading the Constitution.
Unbelievable isn’t it?
“Some people oppose this?”
The education industry is afraid that if they let anybody escape their rat-hole that everybody will want to. A trickle will become a flood and they’ll lose their cushy socialist benefits.
The background to the case, according to the Goldwater Institute.