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Charter Challenge: Catholic School Conversions Worry Legal Experts

Two Catholic elementary schools in Indianapolis will convert to public charter schools and receive nearly $1 million in state funding, according to a plan that was recently authorized by city officials. Read more

Oh, Maryland!: Old Line State Considers Direct Funding Of Catholic Schools

Today, the Maryland legislature may vote on a bill that would provide direct funding to Catholic schools.

SB 385, which formerly proposed tax credits for tuition expenditures at religious and other private schools, was altered Saturday night by the House Ways and Means subcommittee to provide $10 million in direct grants to private schools. Read more

Failed Exam: Study Shows Lower Math Scores In Catholic Schools

It has been a rough couple of months for advocates of private and religious school vouchers.

First, voters in Utah – the reddest red state in the nation – went to the polls and trounced a voucher scheme that misguided legislators had tried to foist on them. Read more