Public funds should go to public schools, which serve 90% of America’s children and are open to all. AU works to ensure public schools remain inclusive and do not promote religion or compel anyone to take part in religious activities.
Public education is a cornerstone of American life; it’s essential to our success as a nation. Millions of parents and their children rely on it. That’s why public funds must go to public schools and not be diverted to private school vouchers, which pay for the education of students in private and religious schools.
In our diverse nation, public schools must also treat all students equally. When public schools sponsor devotional practices or introduce religion into science classes, they are favoring one religion over others and excluding students of minority faiths and the non-religious.
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