Tag: Pierce v. Society of Sisters

A little legal history to go with those concerns about vouchers & creationism

The Orlando Sentinel recently published a blog entry about a new website that opposes students using publicly-funded vouchers to attend private schools that teach creationism. The site asserts, “Teaching creationism with public money is unconstitutional. It violates the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution which lays out a clear separation[Read More…]

‘Faith-based schools are an asset for all of us’ – Michael Guerra, podcastED

Faith-based schools will be more effective in expanding school choice – and in getting Americans to see their value – if they work together across traditional lines, suggests the chairman of a new national commission that aims to foster that kind of coalition. “We want to encourage the leaders of faith-based[Read More…]

It matters that Obama is wrong on school vouchers

The Washington Post’s Jay Mathews mused last month about the similarities between the education platforms of President Obama and Mitt Romney, but he was also a little too eager to dismiss their differences on school vouchers as irrelevant. The issue of equal access to private schools speaks to the core values of each[Read More…]