Kiryas Joel v. Grumet: Court Will Strike School District Boundaries Drawn for Religious Groups

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Argued: Board of Education of Kiryas Joel Village School v. Grumet - The Supreme Court will rule that a school district boundary in New York is unconstitutionally drawn to deliberately aid a particular religious group - the Satmar Hasidim, a very strict form of Orthodox Judaism. Members of this sect want to send their kids to free public schools, but also want schools which are exclusive to them and which they can control.

The Supreme Court will recognize that the district boundaries are based on nothing more or less than religious considerations. That is, without question, unconstitutional.

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