Constitutional Law Keyed to Feldman
Everson v. Board of Education
Pursuant to a New Jersey statute, a school board adopted a resolution authorizing reimbursement to parents for money spent to transport their children on public buses. A local taxpayer challenged those payments going to parents of Roman Catholic parochial school students. The highest state court denied relief.
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