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Supreme Court weighs vouchers for special-needs, foster students (access required)

Attorneys argued at the Arizona Supreme Court Dec. 9 to determine the fate of two school-voucher programs designated for foster and developmentally disabled children, as parents, teachers and students packed the courtroom and protesters picketed outside.Opponents of the voucher programs allowing parents to select educational opportunities outside the traditional public school system scored a victory ...

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