Results from Tag: 'school choice'
The year 2021 may very well known as the “Year of the Parent.” Parents are asserting their rights as primary educators to their children — voicing their concerns at school board meetings and flexing their muscles in the voting booth.
Make no mistake about it: A Supreme Court ruling opening up Maine’s tuition assistance program to religious schools will be greeted with fury by progressives.
COMMENTARY: The court will hear oral argument in ‘Carson v. Makin’ Wednesday.
“Parents are the primary educators and have the right to determine which school is best for their children,” Hickson said.
COMMENTARY: Former Attorney General Bill Barr outlined three phases of ruination in a recent address.
The state of Maine operates a tuition assistance program to help families pay for public or private schools, but religious schools have been excluded for more than 40 years. The case may soon head to the Supreme Court.
Nebraska and Illinois have not been the only states considering school choice-related policies.
Supporters of the bill said it would broaden opportunities for lower-income students, while opponents argued it would take funding away from public schools.