Mississippi judge blocks private schools’ tax-funded grants

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www.wxxv25.com – WXXV Staff – 2022-10-13 19:35:04

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FILE – Chancery Judge Crystal Wise Martin listens as lawyer Rob McDuff, attorney for Parents For , presents arguments in a that says the state violates its own constitution with a grant program for private schools, during a hearing in Jackson, Miss., Aug. 23, 2022. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS
Associated Press

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – A Mississippi judge has blocked a state law that put $10 million of federal pandemic relief money into infrastructure grants for private schools.

The ruling by Hinds County Chancery…

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