These same schools also have the legal authority to contract with private schools to provide services to children with special needs — the same schools that scholarship recipients might use. Some districts have done just that. So if a public school directs money to a private school, even a religious one, that's fine and dandy. But give a parent the chance to do the same thing for the same reason
, and school administrators proclaim it a constitutional crisis.
We don't have a problem with private citizens supporting local schools. We're fans of the Lindsey Nicole Henry law. Both could benefit students.
But we are tired of double standards from school administrators and their “heads I win, tails you lose” approach to needy children.