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Alaska Financial Aid to Private School Students, Proposition 4 (1976)

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The Alaska Financial Aid to Private School Students Amendment, also known as Proposition 4, was on the November 2, 1976 ballot in Alaska as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated. The measure would have permitted the state to "provide direct aid such as scholarships and tuition equalization grants to students attending private educational institutions."[1]

Election results

Alaska Proposition 4 (1976)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No64,21154.03%
Yes 54,636 45.97%

Election results via: Alaska Department of Elections

Text of measure

The language appeared on the ballot as:[1]

Proposition No. 4: This is a proposal to amend Article VII, Section 1 of the Constitution of the State of Alaska to allow public funds to be used to provide direct aid such as scholarships and tuition equalization grants to students attending private educational institutions. The Attorney General of the State of Alaska has interpreted Article VII, Section 1 of the Constitution, as it now reads, to prohibit the State from giving tuition equalization grants to students attending private colleges or universities in the State.[2]

Constitutional changes

Proposition 4 would have amended Section 1 of Article VII of the Alaska Constitution.

See also

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 ICPSR, "Referenda and Primary Election Materials," accessed January 20, 2015
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.