Summary of Amendment:
  • Eliminates the prohibition against direct or indirect aid to denominational schools, but such aid is subject to the restrictions of the First Amendment of the United States Constitution which are incorporated in Article I of this constitution.

Article IX

Education

Section 3 .Equality of educational opportunity is guaranteed to all the people of the state and discrimination by reason of race, religion or national origin in admission to any school which receives public funds is prohibited.

Section 4. The article does not include the existing prohibition against direct or indirect aid to denominational schools, but such aid is subject to the restrictions of the first amendment of the United States Constitution which are incorporated in Article I of this constitution

Legislative Amendment Text:

Article IX

Education

§ 2. Discrimination in the admission to any school in this state supported in whole or in part by public funds by reason of race, religion or national origin shall be prohibited.