Columbus City Schools joins lawsuit against Ohio EdChoice vouchers

Dorothy S. Bass
The Columbus Board of Education voted Tuesday to join a lawsuit against the state and its EdChoice voucher system.

Editor’s observe: James Ragland no extended operates for School Choice Ohio, a team that advocates for non-public and constitution faculties. An previously version of this story misstated his present position with the team.

Columbus Metropolis Faculties is the latest district to be part of a group setting up to sue the state over its EdChoice school voucher procedure.

The program, which permits people to use community resources to deliver young children to non-public educational institutions, violates the Ohio Constitution, the team Vouchers Damage Ohio contends. It argues that elected officials are failing to fulfill their constitutional responsibility to fund a “complete and adequate” technique of community faculties.

More:Ohio Senate improves faculty voucher amounts in its proposed point out budget

The Columbus Board of Schooling voted 6-1 to be a part of the team Tuesday, with board member James Ragland voting versus it. The board waived a rule that these resolutions be read 2 times.

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