Posts Tagged ‘catholic schools’

Charter Schools, Religion in Public Schools

Two Catholic elementary schools in Indianapolis will convert to public charter schools and receive nearly $1 million in state funding, according to a plan that was recently authorized by city officials.

St. Anthony’s and St. Andrew and St. Rita Academy will be among the many Catholic-to-charter school conversions approved throughout the country within the past couple of years. In […] Read More

Government-Sponsored Religion, Tax Funding of Religion

Today, the Maryland legislature may vote on a bill that would provide direct funding to Catholic schools.

SB 385, which formerly proposed tax credits for tuition expenditures at religious and other private schools, was altered Saturday night by the House Ways and Means subcommittee to provide $10 million in direct grants to private schools.

The measure, originally called the Building […] Read More

Religious School Vouchers

It has been a rough couple of months for advocates of private and religious school vouchers.

First, voters in Utah – the reddest red state in the nation – went to the polls and trounced a voucher scheme that misguided legislators had tried to foist on them.

Then, a researcher examining Wisconsin’s voucher program for children in Milwaukee determined that […] Read More

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