Blane Nasveschuk

Dr. Blane Nasveschuk, a parent from Rutland Town, unsuccessfully requested his town school board either pay directly one of his son’s tuition to a religiously affiliated school or reimburse him for the tuition. Because Rutland Town does not have a public high school, Dr. Nasveschuk selected a religiously affiliated schools (Mt. Saint Joseph’s Academy) for his son, Peter. Although the neighboring Chittenden Town School Board has agreed to pay tuition for a number of its students to attend the school, the Rutland Town School Board has refused to pay tuition for Dr. Nasveschuk’s son.

  • August 29, 1996    |   Educational Choice

    Chittenden, VT School Choice

    Vermont's School Choice Program: Neutral to Religion

    For well over a century, Vermont’s “tuitioning” system has offered a sensible and popular solution for education in rural areas.  About half of Vermont towns participate, giving their residents the right to send their children to any school of their choice—public or private, in-state or out-of-state.  For about 90 years, that included the ability to…

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