Georgia families intervene in lawsuit involving scholarship program

Today, the Institute for Justice (IJ) filed a motion on behalf of four Georgia families to intervene in a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of Georgia’s Scholarship Tax-Credit Program, which provides scholarships for children to attend private school for grades Pre-K to 12th grade. In intervening in the lawsuit, IJ’s motion ensures that the interests of the families who rely on the program are properly represented as the case proceeds. Included in today’s filings was also the Institute’s motion seeking to have the lawsuit dismissed.


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Since its inception six years ago, the scholarship program has proven immensely popular. It currently provides scholarships to more than 13,000 students, making it the fourth largest school choice program in the country.

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