Victory for School Choice in New Hampshire

(Cato Institute) Low- and middle-income children in New Hampshire will now be able to use tax-credit scholarships at any school they choose, whether secular or religious.

This morning, the New Hampshire Supreme Court (NHSC) followed the precedent of the U.S. Supreme Court in unanimously ruling that the petitioners challenging the “Live Free or Die” state’s scholarship tax credit law lack standing because they could not demonstrate any harm. The law grants tax credits to corporations worth 85 percent of their donations tononprofit scholarship organizations that help low- and middle-income parents send their children to the schools of their choice.

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See also the statement of the Network for Educational Opportunity.

Saint Benedict Center’s lawyer, Michael J. Tierney, was part of the legal team that won this victory.