1997 : Charter Schools Declared Constitutional in Michigan

July 30, 2024 all-day

On July 30, 1997, the Supreme Court overturned two lower court decisions and ruled that charter schools are constitutional.

The future of charter schools in Michigan had been at stake in the case, which began in 1994 when the Council of Organizations and Others for Education About Parochiaid brought suit claiming the authorization of charter schools by the state was unconstitutional.

Source : MIRS Archives.

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