Despite an initially restrictive interpretation of its Blaine Amendment, New York courts have abandoned that approach and both tax credit and voucher programs are school choice options for New York. New York’s highest state court held  in Board of Education v. Allen that the Blaine Amendment was never intended to bar government programs providing incidental benefits to parochial schools.

Model Legislation: Education Savings Account, Parental Choice Scholarship Program (Universal Eligibility), Parental Choice Scholarship Program (Means-Tested Eligibility), Special Needs Scholarship Program, Foster Child Scholarship Program, Autism Scholarship, Great Schools Tax Credit Program, Family Education Tax Credit Program