Supreme Court orders CO, NM courts to revisit private school cases ‘in light of Trinity Lutheran’

By Victor Skinner on Tuesday, June 27th, 2017 in Uncategorized No Comments

DENVER – The U.S. Supreme Court is ordering lower state courts to reconsider rulings in light of its decision Monday that ruled Missouri’s Blane Amendment violated the U.S. Constitution. The Blane Amendment, versions of which are included in other state constitutions, specifically prohibits public funds from flowing to religious entities, but the Supreme Court ruled […]

Trump calls for sweeping expansion of school choice

By Victor Skinner on Friday, September 9th, 2016 in Uncategorized 1 Comment

CLEVELAND – Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is all in on school choice, and he’s proposing a $20 billion block grant to give poor and minority students better educational options. Trump discussed the plan at the Cleveland Arts and Sciences Academy, a small for-profit charter school that serves mostly minority students, on Thursday. “As your […]

Bourne Hypocrisy: Public school advocate Matt Damon’s kids rejected by posh private school

By Victor Skinner on Wednesday, August 10th, 2016 in Uncategorized 2 Comments

NEW YORK – A-list movie celebrity Matt Damon is known for lecturing the public about the dire need to save public schools, and he’s often among the first to champion education issues promoted by teachers unions. And recent revelations about Damon’s decision to relocate from Los Angeles to New York is once again exposing why […]

Student rape investigated at Obama daughters’ private school

By Victor Skinner on Friday, March 18th, 2016 in Uncategorized 1 Comment

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Police are investigating an alleged rape at Sidwell Friends School, the elite D.C. private school President Obama’s daughters attend. A female Sidwell student told police she was forced by a male classmate to engage in vaginal, oral and anal sex at the school’s Northwest campus Wednesday afternoon, NBC Washington reports. The 17-year-old […]

Students excel when they decide where to attend school

By Jana Benscoter on Friday, February 6th, 2015 in School Choice No Comments

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Thomas Hayes enjoyed showing off his high school swag during National School Choice Week the last Friday in January. He wore the high school’s casual Friday uniform, as opposed to a handful of his fellow classmates who wore the Monday through Thursday formal uniform Archbishop Carroll High School requires its students to […]

Teachers union asks court to rob students of voucher plan

By Jason on Friday, June 8th, 2012 in Uncategorized 1 Comment

By Ben Velderman      BATON ROUGE – Louisiana’s new voucher law is proving to be a hit with parents whose children are currently stuck in a failing school district. Thousands of Louisiana families have already applied for a school voucher, which would allow students to attend the private or religious school of their choice […]