The Goldwater Institute has joined Arizona in defending the Education Savings Account program that the teacher and school boards associations are fighting.

The ESA in Arizona gives parents of special-needs students education funds to place their children in private schools. Just as the lawsuit gets under way, Goldwater Institute attorney Clint Bolick says the court has already dismissed a major plaintiff argument.

“Basically half of their lawsuit was dismissed and the other half was argued this week, and we’re thankful for an early victory in this very important case,” says Bolick.

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