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U.S. Supreme Court accepts another religious school tuition case

Carson v. Makin states the question this way: Does a state violate the Religious Clauses or Equal Protection Clause of the U.S. Constitution by prohibiting students participating in an otherwise generally available student-aid program from choosing to use their aid to attend schools that provide religious, or “sectarian,” instruction?

Surveys show largest expansion of school choice in U.S. history

More children are likely to have increased access to educational options after state legislators across the U.S. advanced a slew of bills this year expanding school choice, according to several state-by-state surveys. “This is a banner year for the educational choice movement,” Jason Bedrick, director of policy at Ed Choice, said.