Eidson v. South Carolina: School choice program is designed to provide new opportunities to all eligible families

In Politics by Michael Rae

The Supreme Court of the State of South Carolina

Candace Eidson, et al., Petitioners,v.South Carolina Department of Education, et al., Respondents, and Henry D. McMaster, et al., Intervenors-respondents.

Brief of Liberty Justice Center, American Federation for Children, Americans for Prosperity Foundation, Manhattan Institute for Policy Research, and Reason Foundation as Amici Curiae In Support of Respondents

Summary of Argument

The Supreme Court has stated that “[e]ducation is perhaps the most important function of state and local governments,” Brown v. Board of Education, 347 U.S. 483, 493 (1954), and South Carolina’s Constitution charges the government with a duty to provide education to children in the

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