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Ruling: State can reimburse private schools

Dec 29, 2020 - Detroit Free Press

A divided Michigan Supreme Court ruled Monday the state may reimburse private schools for the cost of complying with state-mandated tasks, like employee background checks and immunizations.

In a rare move, the high court ruled 3-3 on the case. The split ruling results in a ruling from the state Court of Appeals being "affirmed by equal division."

The ruling upholds the lower court's 2018 decision that says Michigan law allowing reimbursement of private schools is constitutional as lo...