Bloomberg Tax
Free Newsletter Sign Up
Bloomberg Tax
Welcome
Go
Free Newsletter Sign Up

Religious-School Scholarships Draw U.S. Supreme Court Review

June 28, 2019, 1:47 PM

The U.S. Supreme Court added a new religion case to the calendar for its next term, agreeing to rule on a Montana tax-credit program that generates scholarship money for students who attend private schools.

The high court on Friday agreed to hear arguments from three parents who have used money from the program to send their children to a Christian school.

The Montana Supreme Court struck down the program as violating a state constitutional provision that bars aid to religious schools. The parents say that ruling violates the U.S. Constitution.

Montana officials say the state court was right to invalidate ...