Nonprofits Bring Suit to Block Destructive School Voucher Bill

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February 28, 2024

**Nonprofits Bring Suit to Block Destructive School Voucher Bill**

[Helena, Montana] On January 23, 2024, the Montana Quality Education Coalition and Disability Rights Montana challenged House Bill 393 ("HB 393")—or Montana's new private education voucher program—for violating the Montana Constitution.

The bill comes as part of the 2023 Montana Legislature's concerted effort to privatize education. Masquerading as aid to students with disabilities, HB 393 takes public money out of local school district accounts and hands it directly to private individuals with little to no oversight. It...

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