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Judge halts voucher pilot for now | EdNewsColorado

Judge halts voucher pilot for now | EdNewsColorado

Judge halts voucher pilot for now

Denver District Court Judge Michael Martinez has granted an injunction that effectively halts the Douglas County voucher pilot until legal challenges to the first-of-its-kind plan are resolved.

Martinez issued the ruling today, following last week’s three-day hearing on a motion for preliminary injunction filed by a group of parents and civil-liberties organizations suing to shut the pilot down.

In his ruling, Martinez concluded, “the Court finds that, not only have Plaintiffs presented sufficient evidence to

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